When was the Allahabad High Court established ?

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The Allahabad High Court or the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad is a high court situated in Allahabad that has locale over the Indian territory of Uttar Pradesh. It was set up on 17 March 1866, making it the fourth high court to be built up in India.
Sir Walter Morgan was  born in the year 1821 and was, in this way, forty-five when he turned into the principal Chief Justice of the court. As of June 1, 2020, 389 of the seats (about 36%) are empty. Allahabad High Court has the biggest number (160) of judges while Sikkim High Court has the most modest number (3) of judges.

Allahabad High Court has a chief justice who presides over rest of the order of judges. Justice Govind Mathur is the current Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court. He took the oath of office in 2018.