Images: Madras High Court celebrates 150 years of its legacy

 

 Images: Madras High Court celebrates 150 years of its legacy

President Pranab Mukherjee meets Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalithaa in Chennai. Firstpost

 

President Pranab Mukherjee, Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa, Governor K Rosaiah, the Supreme Court chief justice designate Justice Altamas Kabir, union law minister Salman Khurshid shared the stage to celebrate 150 years of the Madras High Court. Firstpost

 

The painted ceilings, glass paints and the old light house in the campus add to the old world charm of the building that remains a landmark in the city. Firstpost

 

An excellent example of Indo saracenic architecture, it’s one of the three high courts in India which were established by the British government under its royal charter. Firstpost

 

Straddling both the old and the new worlds, the Madras high court is considered unique both in terms of architecture and legal precedents.

 

 

Straddling both the old and the new worlds, the Madras high court is considered unique both in terms of architecture and legal precedents. Firstpost

Updated Date: Sep 09, 2012 11:30:29 IST