- Guwahati High Court
The Guwahati High Court ( _hi. गुवाहाटी उच्च न्यायालय) was established on
March 1, 1948after the "Government of India Act, 1935" was passed. It was originally known as the High Court of Assam and Nagaland, but renamed as Guwahati High Court in 1971by the "North East Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971."
It has largest jurisdiction in terms of states, with its area covering the states of
Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripuraand Mizoram. The court is headquartered in Guwahati, the former capital of Assam.
The court has benches in
Kohima, Aizwaland Imphal. It also has circuit benches at Agartalaand Shillong. The court has a sanctioned judge strength of 27.
High Courts of India
* [http://www.ebc-india.com/lawyer/hcourts.htm Jurisdiction and Seats of Indian High Courts]
* [http://pib.nic.in/archieve/lreleng/lyr2003/roct2003/30102003/r301020036.html Judge strength in High Courts increased]
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