Nagaland to have its own High Court, assures CJI NV Ramana

Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana

Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana has stated that he will do all possible to ensure that Nagaland receives a separate High Court.

On July 13(Tuesday), CJI Ramana made this guarantee to a member of the High Court Bar Association of the Gauhati High Court’s Kohima Bench.

A six-member delegation from the High Court Bar Association of Kohima Bench met with CJI NV Ramana in New Delhi.

On July 14(Wednesday) evening, the team will also meet with Union Minister of State, PMO for the Northeast.

The Kohima Bench of the Gauhati High Court is now situated on the eastern side of Ministers’ Hill in Nagaland’s capital city of Kohima.

The structure where the Kohima Bench now sits was once a hostel that was refurbished for the Kohima Bench.  

Justice MC Pathak inaugurated the Kohima bench on December 1, 1972.