High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi
A circuit bench of the Patna High Court was established at Ranchi
with effect from 6th March, 1972 under clause 36 of the Letter
Patent of that High Court.
The bench was established to meet the needs of the Adivasi
Population of the Chota Nagpur area in erthswhile State of Bihar.
The Circuit bench was made Permanent Bench of Patna High Court,
by Act no. 57 of 1976, by High Court at Patna(Establishment of
Permanent Bench AT Ranchi) Act 1976 with effect from 8th April
The Jharkhand High Court came into existence after reorganiszation
of state of Bihar in existing state of Bihar and Jharkhand on 15th