Haryana to Have Separate High Court ; A Bill Passed in Haryana Assembly

Haryana to soon have a separate High Court of its own. Yes, you heard it right. After completing 50 years as a separate state, Haryana now yearns to have a separate High Court of its own.

With the ongoing Haryana assembly in Chandigarh, a bill of constituting state’s separate high court was passed yesterday. The resolution by the Haryana assembly was passed to establish state’s  separate High Court anywhere in the city beautiful.

Who passed the resolution to have separate high court for Haryana

During the Haryana State assembly elections, Ram Bilas Sharma, the Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Haryana passed the resolution with the unanimous consent of the state’s other ministers. He was of the opinion that the state has completed 50 years of its existence, but still, it has not got its separate high court. In his resolution, Sharma sought the Parliament to amend the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966 so that a separate Haryana High Court can be constituted in the joint state of Punjab and Haryana.

More about Haryana’s separate high court

Earlier, to this, the Haryana state assembly has passed a bill to separate the Punjab and Haryana High Court so that the two states can have their own high courts. The bills were twice passed on March 14, 2002 and December 15, 2005 in the recommendation to amend the Parliament Reorganisation Act of 1966. Apart from this, the Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar on April 22, 2017 requested the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to ponder over the issue and to get the amendment done on priority basis so that the state can get a separate High Court at the earliest.

Let’s see what will come out of the resolution passed by the Haryana state assembly. But it is for sure, that the separate high court of Haryana will open up job avenues for many at various levels. Now the point is that how soon will the matter of forming a separate high court in Haryana state will get solved.

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