High Court of Delhi ( ) is the High Court of Delhi.
was established on October 31
. The High Court of Delhi was established with four
Judges. They were Chief Justice K. S. Hegde, Justice I. D. Dua,
Justice H. R. Khanna and Justice S. K. Kapur.
March 21, 1919, the
High Court of Judicature at Lahore was
established with jurisdiction over the provinces of Punjab and Delhi.
lasted till 1947 when India was
. The High Courts (Punjab) Order, 1947 established a
new High Court for the territory of "East
" with effect from August 15
. The India (Adaptation of Existing Indian
Laws) Order, 1947 provided that any reference in an existing Indian
law to the High Court of Judicature at Lahore be replaced by a
reference to the High Court of East Punjab.
Court of Punjab started functioning from Shimla in a
building called "Peterhoff". The High Court shifted to Chandigarh in 1954/1955.
In 1966, the high court was
established in its present form at Delhi. It had jurisdiction
over the state of Himachal Pradesh till 1971.