High Court is 50
It has been a strong seat of justice for
the past five decades and has had top legal luminaries associated with it. As
the Punjab and Haryana High Court celebrates its golden jubilee, Maneesh
Chhibber recalls some of the high points in its history.
by the world-famous Rock Garden on the one side and the Vidhan Sabhas of Punjab
and Haryana on the other, the Punjab and Haryana High Court stands tall,
literally as well as figuratively.
From Lahore to
Donít delay disposal of cases
"Justice should be cheap and
"Litigation is a disease."
are two important statements made by Indiaís first Prime Minister
Jawaharlal Nehru during his lengthy speech on the afternoon of March 19,
1955. He was addressing members of the Punjab High Court at the
inauguration of its new building in Chandigarh.
prominent judges of the High Court