President inaugurates new Jharkhand High Court building


President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated the new building of the Jharkhand High Court in Ranchi on Wednesday. It was built at a cost of Rs 550 crore and is said to be the largest high court in the country with a 165 acre compound with a lot of trees.

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, Jharkhand Governor CP Radhakrishnan, Union Law and Justice Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal, Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court Justice Sanjaya Kumar Mishra and Chief Minister Hemant Soren were present at the inauguration.

The Jharkhand High Court has a sanctioned strength of 25 judges with 25 air conditioned courtrooms, two halls for advocates with a seating capacity of 1200 people and 540 chambers. It has all the modern infrastructure and amenities. It also has a provision for a creche.
The High Court will reopen after the summer vacation on June 12 and will operate from the new building.


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