Allahabad High Court

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Allahabad High Court

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Allahabad High Court” which is one of the oldest established High Courts in India. It is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh & conducting its operation since 1869. According to the Indian High Court Act, under section 1861, this high court was established during British Region on 17th march 1866 in Agra.
During that time Sir “Walter Morgan” was the first chief justice of this court. High Court of Allahabad was transferred from Agra to Allahabad and on 11th March 1919 it was renamed as Allahabad High Court. After the acceptance of governor general before 2nd November, this high court was re-established as Awadh judicial Commissioner in Lucknow by Vidhanmandal. It was Awadh judicial Commissioner who took the decision of famous case known as ‘Kakori Kand’.
Uttar Pradesh ‘Vidhan Sabha’ passed a law to governal general on 25 February 1948 which stated that, Awadh judicial Commissioner and Allahabad High Court to be merger as one. It should be combined as one. The result was that, both the high court of Lucknow and Allahabad was jointly termed as Allahabad High Court and the work started conducted from here only. But one branch of High Court was still left there in Lucknow so as work didn’t affect or stop in Lucknow. This was only done to ensure smooth work flow in Lucknow.
Chief Justice– Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud From 31st-Oct-2013


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