The first big step towards having a separate High Court for
A high level committee has been set up for separate bench constituted
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has constituted a
committee of four senior High Court Judges to consider setting up of a separate
Bench of the High Court for the convenience of litigants.
In an administrative order, the acting Chief Justice of the
High Court has constituted the Committee 'for establishment of a separate Bench
of Punjab and Haryana High Court at Southern/Western Haryana'.
The decision follows a letter written by Union law minister
D V Sadananda Gowda on May 25 to the acting Chief Justice to 'examine the
In his April 17 letter, Khattar had written to Gowda raising
the demand of creating a "separate" High Court for Haryana.
Khattar had also raised the demand in April at the
Conference of Chief Justices and Chief Ministers of all the States held in
Khattar wrote, on April 17, that Haryana had been requesting
the Central government for a separate High Court for Haryana 'for the past one
decade and more to set up a separate High Court for the State.