The separate High Court for Andhra Pradesh will start functioning from January 1. Ministry of Law and Justice on Wednesday notified the constitution of the High Court in Amaravati. President Ram Nath Kovind signed a notification in this regard. Andhra Pradesh High Court will be the 25th High Court in the country.
The Hyderabad High Court has been functioning as common high court till now after bifurcation of undivided Andhra Pradesh. Telangana was carved out of the state in 2014, with Hyderabad as its capital. The Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act 2014 provided for a separate high court for the state after division.