Judicial Complex Inaugurated at Amaravati
The Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated the judicial complex in Amaravati. The judicial complex will house the interim High Court for Andhra Pradesh. The Chief Justice of India also laid the foundation stone for the construction of a permanent High Court to be built in Nelapadu of Guntur district.
The construction of new high court was necessitated after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in 2014. The High Court which was common for both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana till 2018 and recently the separate high courts were notified by the union government after the order from the Supreme Court.
Judicial complex in Amravati
The Judicial Complex in Amravati was built by Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority within a short span of eight months. The total construction cost is estimated around Rs 173 crores. As a temporary arrangement, the complex will house the High Court of Andra Pradesh.
Once the construction of the new high court at Nelapadu of Guntur district is completed, the complex will house the city civil court.
Originally the first High Court of Andra Pradesh was inaugurated on July 5, 1954, in Guntur and was moved to Hyderabad only in October 1956.
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