Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath attended the Allahabad High Court’s 150th Anniversary Program on Sunday. The program also included Deputy CM Keshav Maurya, Chief Justice GS Khehar and Governor of UP, Ram Naik. Modi said, “The goal of law is the welfare of every citizen, not only the rich, it should be done only.” The yogi said, “Law is also the ruler of rulers, none of them above.
- Modi said, “150 years of this celebration is being concluded today. But with the conclusion of this year, this festival can be the strength to fulfill new energy, new inspiration, new resolutions and fulfillment of the dream of new India.”
- “Justice of India is 150 years old pilgrimage in Allahabad in the world. I consider it my pride to come here. Chief Justice Sahib was listening to his experience, I was listening to him.”
- “I am sure his resolve will be fulfilled. As far as the government is concerned, we will try to fulfill the resolution you are motivating.”
- “When Allahabad court took over 100 years, then President Radhakrishnan came here, he had said – law is something which constantly changes. The law should be compatible with the nature and the traditional values of the people. What kind of life we want to pass, what is the law to say, the goal of the law is the welfare of every citizen, not only the rich. needed.”
History of Allahabad High Court:
- Allahabad High Court is Asia’s largest and oldest high court. It was founded on 17 March 1866. Sir Walter Morgan was the first Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court. – There were only 6 judges at that time, but now there are 160 posts of judges. Apart from this, about 17,000 lawyers are associated with the High Court, but at that time only a dozen lawyers were there.
- This is the country’s first high court, with its own museum and archive gallery.
- Lucknow is the bench of the Allahabad High Court. The High Court was in Agra at the time of the establishment.