The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a plea to rename itself both because the Prayagraj High Court or the Uttar Pradesh High Court.
A Lucknow bench of the excessive court docket dismissed the lawsuit, filed within the type of a Public Interest Litigation, terming it as a “publicity stunt litigation”.
The petition filed by advocate Ashok Pandey was dismissed by a bench of justices P Ok Jaiswal and D Ok Singh.
The petitioner had raised the plea to rename the excessive court docket on the bottom that the state authorities rechristened Allahabad district as Prayagraj on October 16, 2018.
In its current order, the bench stated renaming its title is inside the powers of the Legislature beneath the Constitutional scheme and therefore it can’t intrude within the difficulty.
The excessive court docket, nonetheless, restrained itself from imposing value on the petitioner for submitting “unnecessary” petition, saying the petitioner was a practising lawyer of the court docket.
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