Which is the biggest High Court in Asia?

By Ritesh|Updated : September 2nd, 2022

The Chhattisgarh High Court is the biggest high court in Asia, situated at Bodri Village, Bilaspur, with jurisdiction over the state of Chhattisgarh. It was started on November 1, 2000, with the creation of the New State of Chhattisgarh after the reorganization of Madhya Pradesh. The High Court is the 19th highest court in India, and Justice R. S. Garg was the first Chief Justice. The approved judge strength of the court is eighteen.

Facts About the Biggest High Court In Asia

  • The maximum number of seats is 22 in the Supreme Court, out of which 5 seats are for additional judges and 17 for permanent judges.
  • Currently, the Chief Justice and Additional Judges of Chhattisgarh High Court are 16
  • The approved strength of the court is 22 (permanent - 17, additional - 5) judges.
  • The Chhattisgarh High Court Bar Association is a representative body of advocates practising in the High Court elected by direct vote from around 2,400 Bar members. Its officers serve a two-year term.
  • The city of Bilaspur is 400 years old and is named 'Bilaspur' using a fisher woman's name ', Bilasa'. Apart from many natural disasters, there have been many developments in Bilaspur. It is located between 81.14° to 83.15° East longitude and 21.47° to 23.8° North latitude.
  • The Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi of Chhattisgarh covers to the north, Baloda Bazar-Bhatapara district of Chhattisgarh to the south, Janjgir-Champa and Korba districts of Chhattisgarh to the south-east and Kabirdham and Mungeli district of Chhattisgarh to the west.
  • The area is 3508.48 square kilometres, with a total population of approximately 1625502.
  • Four blocks, 708 villages, and 5 tehsils are included in the Bilaspur district. It is the second largest city after Raipur-Bhilai-Durg Tri-City metro area.
  • The High Court of Chhattisgarh is located in the village of Bodri in the Bilaspur district, which has given it the title of "Nyayadhani" (Law Capital) of the state.

Summary:

Which is the biggest High Court in Asia?

The biggest High Court in Asia is the High Court of Chhattisgarh, located in the village of Bodri in Bilaspur district, which has given it the title of "Nyayadhani" (Law Capital) of the state.

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