The Supreme Court of India is the country’s highest judicial forum and also the final court of appeal. It came into being on January 28, 1950. As per the Indian Constitution, the role of the Supreme Court is that of a federal court and guardian of the Constitution. The Supreme Court has Original jurisdiction, Appellate jurisdiction and Advisory jurisdiction. It is the highest appellate court that takes up appeals against rulings given by High Courts and other courts of the States and Union Territories.
Published 22-Jan-2015 20:15 IST