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District Courts, Chandigarh

District Courts, Chandigarh
Established 1966
Country Chandigarh
Location Chandigarh
Authorized by Constitution of India
Decisions are appealed to Punjab and Haryana High Court
Judge term length Till 62 years of age
Number of positions 20
Website [1]
District & Sessions Judge
Currently S.K. Goel

District courts, Chandigarh is the district and sessions court for the Union territory of Chandigarh,[1] in India. It is situated at sector 43 in Chandigarh, the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana. The sanctioned strength of this district and sessions court is 20 judges. As on 9 April 2011, there are 20 judges.

History

The court came into existence on 1 November 1966 [2] with the bifurcation of the states of Punjab and Haryana and creation of Chandigarh as a Union Territory. Shri Jasmer Singh was the first District & Sessions Judge, Chandigarh, and Shri Sohan Lal Verma was the Sub Judge First Class.

Number and type of courts

Judges

  • Suresh Kumar Goel - District & Sessions Judge [3]
  • Surinder Singh Sahni - Addl. District & Sessions Judge [3]
  • Lalit Batra - Addl. District& Sessions Judge [3]
  • Gian Chand Garg - Addl. District& Sessions Judge [3]
  • Ved Parkash Sirohi - Addl. District& Sessions Judge [3]
  • Ritu Tagore - Special Judge, CBI Court [3]
  • Preeti Sahni - Civil Judge, Sr. Division cum Addl. Chief Judicial Magistrate [3]
  • Jasbir Singh Sidhu - Chief Judicial Magistrate [3]
  • Parinder Singh - Civil Judge (Jr.Div) [3]
  • Ranjeev Kumar - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Barjinderpal Singh - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Sucheta Chauhan - Civil Judge (Jr.Div) [3]
  • Anupamish Modi - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Gurpartap Singh - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Ajit Pal Singh - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Pritpal Singh - Civil Judge (Jr.Div) [3]
  • Sanjay Kumar Sharma - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Sunil Kumar - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Hemraj Mittal - Civil Judge (Jr.Div) [3]
  • Amit Sharma - Civil Judge (Jr.Div) [3]

District Bar Association

The District Bar Association, Chandigarh has presently about 1600 Advocates enrolled as members of District Bar Association.

Lok adalat

Lok adalats help in disposing of large number of cases.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ Chandigarh (UT) - States/UT Governments - Directory of Important Web Links - Directories: National Portal of India
  2. ^ Untitled Document
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t B'wood continues to support Anna Hazare - Movies News - Bollywood - ibnlive
  4. ^ The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Dehradun Plus

External links

  • District Court websites
  • District Courts of India, Official website
  • Official site of The Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh High Court


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