Telangana got four new courts today.
The new courts, located across the Hyderabad and Rangareddy districts, were inaugurated by the Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court Justice Hima Kohli at a virtual program.
Kohli inaugurated a principal senior civil judge court and an additional senior civil judges court in the Kukatpally court complex, a senior civil judge court at Malkajgiri, and an additional senior civil judge court at Ibrahimpatnam.
Several judges of the state and members of the bar association took part in the ceremony.
This comes after Telangana High Court abolished all the existing special magistrate courts
in the state earlier this year. The court reportedly felt that after the recent setting up of 15 new permanent courts in Hyderabad and Rangareddy, the services of the special courts would no longer be required.
Meanwhile, reports also say that the high court got the Supreme Court's nod to increase the number of judges employed at the court.
The Supreme Court reportedly agreed to a plea made by the HC to increase the number of judges at the HC from 24 to 42 to help resolve pending cases. Chief Justice of India N V Ramana took the steps to increase this number. With his initiative, Telangana's apex court is likely to employ more judges for the purpose of addressing and resolving the pending cases in a speedy manner.