Cuttack: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra inaugurated the Orissa High Court Museum at Killa Fort here on Sunday.
The building which was constructed in 1904 was being used as the residential bungalow of Chief Justice of Orissa High Court. After construction of a new bungalow at Cantonment Road in 2012, the residence of the Chief Justice was shifted there.
Now the museum will be used to preserve antique articles, important documents, landmark judgments including the judgments of some freedom fighters and rare portraits of Orissa Judiciary.
Justice Vineet Saran, Chief Justice of Orissa High Court, High Court Judges, other office-bearers of the Bar Association, lawyers and other dignitaries were present during the inaugural ceremony.