Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said the inauguration of the transit High Court building in Amaravati on February 3 would be another historic day in the sunrise state of Andhra Pradesh. The Chief Minister said that Amaravati would become a unique hub for a comprehensive set of activities related to the Judiciary and the proposed High Court Complex would be one of its kind in the world.
Speaking to officials during a teleconference, Mr Naidu said the people of Andhra Pradesh were rewriting history by building one of the top five world class capital cities, which is a symbol of Telugu pride and progress, and creating systems with world class standards.
He said history would begun with the High Court starting to function in the Vijayawada-Guntur region after a gap of 62 years. “The judiciary is one of the strongest pillars of Indian democracy. I am very happy on the occasion of beginning legal administration in the new capital city. It is also a privilege that the chief justice of India is going to inaugurate the transit High Court on February 3. I wholeheartedly wish the Andhra Pradesh High Court becomes one of the best High Courts in the country in the coming days,” the Chief Minister said.
Mr Naidu, who has personally invited Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Supreme Court Judges Justice N.V. Ramana who served as the president of the Andhra Pradesh Judicial Academy, Justice Lavu Nageswara Rao and Justice It Subhash Reddy in Delhi recently for the inauguration, directed officials to complete all arrangements in advance. He added that the state government had determined to construct the Justice City in Amaravati, which would be one of its
kind in the world with a comprehensive set of activities related to the Judiciary.
“Despite several hardships and financial constraints, we are marching ahead with a strong determination to build the people’s capital with global standards. The farmers of Amaravati have already created history by giving 33,000 acres for the construction of the capital. Our country has never seen such a wonderful instance. It has become a subject of study for several States in India and some other countries too. In fact, Amaravati is the sentiment of five crore people. The city is being developed on the foundation of trust and public participation,” he said. He added that the hordes that came to the underconstruction city was a testimony of their love and pride.
The Chief Minister also said the capital was designed to be the driver of economy of the state. “My ambition will be fulfilled only when the fruits of Amaravati reach every nook and corner of the state. Every family should benefit with the economic development of the capital city,” he said.
Note: JUSTICE CITY will be built over 450 acres and completed in two phases-first phase by 2022 and the second phase by 2036.