HC Bench at Balangir Demanded

Published: 10th September 2014 06:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th September 2014 06:21 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR: Balangir Bar Association has requested Chief Justice of Orissa High Court, Justice Amitava Roy, to consider  Western Odisha town of Balangir as suitable location to establish a permanent High Court bench. A delegation of the Bar Association,  accompanied by Leader of the Opposition Narsingh Mishra, on Monday met Justice Roy at Cuttack.

Speaking to mediapersons, Mishra, a former president of the Bar, said the Chief Justice has assured that a decision would be taken keeping the interest of the State and its people in view. Mishra said Balangir and Baripada have earlier served as Circuit benches of Patna HC before the Orissa HC was set up in Cuttack in 1948.  

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