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Allahabad HC shimmers like gold ahead of its 150th anniversary

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Published on 11 March 2016 1:58 PM GMT

Allahabad HC shimmers like gold ahead of its 150th anniversary
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Allahabad: Glittering like gold in colourful lights the Allahabad High Court is decked up like a bride ahead of its sesquicentennial anniversary.

The Allahabad High Court is completing its 150th year on March 12.

Fact factory:

  • Legends have it that there were only five advocates when the Allahabad High Court was established.
  • Now more than 20 thousands advocate practice here.
  • It was established in 1869 and its name was changed on March 11, 1919.
  • It was Allahabad High Court’s verdict that prompted former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to impose emergency.

Guests:

The guests coming to mark the special day are President, Chief Justice of India, Union Law Minister, Uttar Pradesh Governor, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and many others.

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