The Centre has announced new names for India’s oldest High Courts — Bombay, Calcutta and Madras. The decision was taken during the induction of 19 new ministers into the Union Cabinet on Tuesday.
It was announced by Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad while addressing a press conference after the cabinet expansion.
Calcutta HC will now be known as Kolkata HC, Bombay HC now Mumbai HC and Madras HC now Chennai HC: RS Prasad after cabinet meeting— ANI (@ANI_news) July 5, 2016
The cabinet also gave ‘in-principle’ approval for setting up a major port at Enayam near Colachel in TamilNadu.