Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has said that the state will soon have a permanent High Court and not be under the jurisdiction of the Gauhati High Court, reports PTI. The state currently comes under the jurisdiction of the Gauhati High Court in Assam through a bench located at Naharlagun in the border state taht was inaugurated in 2000.
The announcement was made on Tuesday (29 May) when Khandu was visiting the Lower Dibang Valley. He also said that the state government was talking to the police to set up a battalion of the state reserve police at Dambuk to check the intrustion of anti-social elements from the neighbouring states.
The state government would also build a road connecting Bomjir and Paglam in coordination with the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH).
Set up in 1948, the Gauhati High Court has jurisdiction over Assam as well as Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh with circuit benches in Kohima, Aizawl and Itanagar.