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CAC demands HC bench in western Odisha

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

A delegation of lawyers today asked the government to send a team to to talk to the Centre for setting up of a permanent bench of the Orissa High Court in the western region of the state.

The demand was made by a 15-member delegation of the (CAC) of lawyers from western when they met at the secretariat here.

The delegation included Sambalpur MLA Raseswari Panigrahi and members of the bar association. They said establishment of a bench of high court in Western region is a long standing demands.

"Though the assured us that he would write another letter to the Centre supporting establishment of a permanent bench of the high court in western region, we have demanded that a delegation of the should visit and talk to the Centre," convener of the CAC, told reporters.

Das said the MPs from the state should also make concerted effort to ensure that a bill on establishment on permanent bench in western region be passed in Parliament this monsoon session.

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First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 21:15 IST