Justice Chagari pravin kumar as AP First Chief justice..

AP has new high court from January 1st…

Justice Pravin kumar as first Chief justice…

Finally the long waited decision has been came. The High court has been divided into two. The honorable president of India has issued orders for separate High court would be functioning from Amaravathi from 1st January 2019.

The senior most judge of the High court Justice Chagari Pravin kumar appointed as the First Chief justice of Andhra Pradesh new High court starting from January 1, 2019. According to the powers conferred by Article 223 of Indian constitution the president of India Mr Ramnath kovind made the division and appointed him.

According to the sources, there are about 3 lakh cases currently pending with the joint High Court, of which about 60% belong to the AP region. About 1,600 employees are currently working in the court and options are being sought for their placement between AP and Telangana.

There are 16 judges allotted to Andhra Pradesh High court and 10 to Telangana. Justice Radhakrishnan would be continued as new CJ of Telangana High court.