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Prasad asks Odisha CM to consult Chief Justice on HC benches

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

has advised Naveen to consult the of the for setting up permanent benches in western and southern parts of the state.

"It is imperative that the of the High Court is consulted and recommendations of the obtained before setting up any Bench(es) of the High Court in the state," said Prasad in a letter to the released to the media on Monday.

"It goes without saying that once the recommendations of the High Court are obtained, the has to provide the immediately," Prasad added.

He further said the would take further necessary action in this matter once the along with the High Court communicate their views.

He said setting up a High Court bench is to be considered in the light of recommendations made by the and judicial pronouncement of the

The reply of the came in response to a letter of Patnaik, who had requested the Centre to take an early decision over the establishment of permanent benches of the High Court in western and southern

The had said that the people in these areas were demanding permanent benches of the



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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 13:32 IST