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Allahabad HC directs UP chief secretary, principal secretary to provide full proof security to court

Press Trust of India  |  Allahabad (UP) 

A seven-judge bench of the High Court on Friday directed the and the principal secretary (home) to provide full proof security to the high court.

The bench comprising Govind Mathur, justices Vikram Nath, Sudhir Agarwal, Sapru, Pankaj Mithal, S K Gupta and B K Narayana was hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) regarding the security of the high court and other courts of the state.

The court fixed February 12 as the next date of hearing the matter.

During the course of the hearing, the bench expressed its concern for the delay in the establishment of 'gram adalats' (village courts) in the state on which the assured the bench that the government will establish them by June 30, 2019, after acquiring land.

The court also directed officials concerned to ensure that the boundary walls of all district courts are repaired within six months.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 20:10 IST
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