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DISTRICT JUDGESHIP OF BANKURA

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  1. District Name:                                       BANKURA
  2. Sub-divisions including Sadar:        

  1. Area in Sq. KM of the district as a whole and its different sub-divisions:

            Bankura District as whole - 6881 Sq. KM

  1. Population (total as well as Sub-Divisions)

Bankura District as a whole - 35, 36, 776

  1. Literacy rate of males & females (total as well as sub-division-wise):
  2. Police Stations (total as well as sub-division-wise ):

Total Police Stations in the District -        23

Bankura Sadar Sub-division - 8
  1. Bankura

  2. Barjora

  3. Beliatore

  4. Onda

  5. Chhatna

  6. Saltora

  7. Gangajalghati

  8. Mejia

Bishnupur Sub-division         - 6
  1. Bishnupur
  2. Joypur
  3. Kotulpur
  4. Patrasayar
  5. Sonamukhi
  6. Indus
Khatra Sub-division               - 9
  1. Khatra
  2. Hirbandh
  3. Indpur
  4. Taldangra
  5. Simlapal
  6. Raipur
  7. Sarenga
  8. Raipur
  9. Barikul

 

 7. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

Historical town also spelt as Vishnupur, Bankura District, western West Bengal. Lying just south of the Dhaleshwari (Dhalkisor) river, Bishnupur was the capital of the Hindu mallabhum kingdom, which was founded in the eighth century AD and was once the most important Hindu dynasty in Bengal. The town is surrounded by old fortifications and has more than a dozen brick temples. The sixteenth century Jor Bangla and stepped Ras Mancha are excellent examples of brick temples of the Bengali style. The Dhrupad school of Indian music was founded (sixteenth seventeenth century) here under royal patronage. Bishnupur was constituted a municipality in 1863 and has several colleges affiliated with the University of Nurdwan. It has major Grand Trunk Road and rail connections and is an agricultural trade and silk-weaving centre. Population (2001) 61, 947.

 8. The Distance of any of its sub-divisions from Kolkata and mode of transport / communication from Kolkata:

Distance

Train

Bus

Kolkata to Bankura:

232 KM

220 KM

Kolkata to Khatra

232 KM

37 KM

Kolkata to Bishnupur

201 KM

180 KMs

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District Court Information

9. Number of Courts (total as well as Sub-divisions-wise):

    • Bankura Sadar     : 17
    • Bishnupur             : 6
    • Khatra                     : 4

10. Names of the Judicial Officers and their respective dates of posting in that particular station:

     (AS ON 05.09.2013)

 

Serial No. Name and Designation of the Judicial Officer Date of Posting / if vacant, "Vacant Since" Contact Numbers
BANKURA SADAR

1.

Sri Paban Kumar Mondal,

District & Sessions Judge, Bankura

01.03.2013

Office:       03242-250315     

                    03242-251146

Resi.:         03242-250314

Fax No.:    03242-250315

2.

Smt. Nabanita Ray,

Addl. District & Sessions Judge, 1st Court, Bankura (NDPS)

14.11.2011

 

3.

Sri Subhendu Bhattacharya,

Addl. District & Sessions Judge, 2nd Court, Bankura, NDPS

14.01.2011

 

4.

Sri Sanjit Majumder,

Addl. District & Sessions Judge, 3rd Court, Bankura

12.12.2012

 
5.

Sri Apurba Sinha Roy,

Additional District & Sessions Judge, Re-designated Court, Bankura

17.01.2013  
6.

Smt. Sulagna Dastidar,

Additional District & Sessions Judge, FTC, Bankura

02.02.2011 (F/N)  
7.

Sri Hidayatullah Bhutia,

Chief Judicial Magistrate, Bankura

11.01.2013  
8.

Sri Suresh Singh,

Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.), Bankura

23.12.2011 (F/N)  
9.

Sri Arundhati Bhattacharya (Chakraborty),

Civil Judge (Senior Division), Addl. Court, Bankura

   
10.

Shri Rupendra Nath Bose,

Civil Judge (Junior Division), 1st Court, Bankura

28.05.2012  
11.

Smt. Payel Banerjee-II,

Civil Judge (Jr. Div.), 2nd Court, Bankura

04.01.2012  
12.

Smt Tanusree Dutta,

Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), Addl. Court, Bankura

12.07.2012  
13.

 Judicial Magistrate, 3rd Court, Bankura

 Vacant

 
14.

Smt. Urmi Sinha,

Judicial Magistrate, 4th Court, Bankura

02.05.2012

 
15.

Sk. Md. Arif Hasan,

Judicial Magistrate, 5th Court, Bankura

11.03.2013

 
16.

Shri Ajoy Raj Syangden

Judicial Magistrate, 6th Court, Bankura

 

 
17.

Judicial Magistrate, 7th Court, Bankura

Vacant

 
BISHNUPUR DIVISION
1.

Smt. Durga Khaitan,

 (First Track Court on ad-hoc-basis),

Additional District & Sessions Judge, Bishnupur

01.04.2013

 
2.

Sri Sandip Karmakar,

Addl. Chief Judicial Magistrate,  Bishnupur

02.05.2012

 
3.

Sri Sandip Chakraborty,

Civil Judge (Sr. Div.), Bishnupur

10.01.2012

 
4.

Smt. Sushmita Chowdhury,,

Civil Judge (Jr. Div.), Bishnupur

02.05.2012

 
5.

Sri Subhadeep Biswas,

J.M. 2nd Court, Bishnupur

02.05.2012

 
6.

Sri Pabitra Sen,,

J.M., 3rd Court, Bishnupur

30.04.2012

 
KHATRA DIVISION
1.

Sri Shyamalendu Ghoshal ,

Addl. District & Sessions Judge, FTC officer on ad-hoc-basis, Khatra

01.04.2013

 
2.

Sri  Jay Prakash Singh,

Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Khatra

30.01.2013

 
3.

Sri Girijananda Jana,

Civil Judge (Jr. Div.), Khatra

18.06.2012

 
4.

Smt. Dyuti Roy,

Judicial Magistrate, Khatra

11.03.2011

 

 

 

11. Particulars about the court building (sub-division wise):

 

No such proposal of permanent court building from rented house is pending for the Judgeship of Bankura. All the court buildings of Bankura Sadar Sub-division, Bishnupur Sub-Division and Khatra Sub-Division are functioning on their own court buildings.

 

12. Names of different Offices of the Court housed in that court building (sub-division wise):

 

Name of Sub-Division Details of Offices in the Court
Bankura Sadar

There are 4 (Four) court buildings at Bankura Court premises in which 4 courts are housed of the District Judge's Court Building.

(1a) District Judge's Court (Ejlash),

(1b) Addl. Dist. & Sessions Judge,1st  Court, Bankura (Ejlash),

(1c) Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.) & Asstt. Sessions Judge, Court, Bankura (Ejlash),

(1d) Office of the C.J.M.'s Bankura,

(1e) Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), Addl. Court, Bankura )(Ejlash) and office of the District Judge's record Room, Bankura,

(1f) Both the Copying Deptt. of Civil & criminal of Judgeship of Bankura for Sadar Station,

(1g) Establishment of the Accounts Deptt. & English Deptt. of the Judgeship of Bankura at Sadar station.

 

Munsif's Court Building: There are 8 (Eight) courts are housed viz.

(2a) Court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Bankura,

(2b) Court of the Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.), Addl. Court, Bankura,

(2c) Court of the Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), 1st Court, Bankura,

(2d) Court of the Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), 2nd Court, Bankura,

(2e) Court of the Judicial Magistrate, 3rd Court, Bankura,

(2f) Court of the Judicial Magistrate, 4th Court, Bankura,

(2g) Court of the Addl. Dist. Judge, FTC, Bankura,

(2h) Besides these Forums & Stationery Deptt. and office of the Govt. Pleader has been accommodated within the said court building.

Bishnupur There are 2 (two) Court Buildings at Bishnupur court premises viz. Munsif's court, building and newly constructed court building in which Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.), Court and Copying deptt. are housed.

(1a) Court and office of the Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), Bishnupur

(1b) Court of the A.C.J.M., Bishnupur

(1c) Court of the J.M., 2nd Bishnupur

(1d) Court of the J.M., 3rd Court, Bishnupur

(1e) Nezarath Deptt. of the Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), Bishnupur

(1f) Office of the A.C.J.M., Bishnupur

 

Another Court building newly constructed

(2a) Court and Office of the Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.), Bishnupur

(2b) Copying deptt. of both the section at Bishnupur Sub-Division

Khatra There are 2 (two) Court Buildings out of which one of the building has been constructed newly and inaugurated in the year 2004 at Khatra court premises.

(1a) Court and office of the Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), Khatra

(1b)Nezarath Deptt., Accounts & Copying deptt. of the Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), Khatra

 

(2a) Court of the Addl. Chief Judicial Magistrate, Khatra

(2b) Court of the Judicial Magistrate, Khatra

(2c) Office of the A.C.J.M, Khatra

(2d) Office of the Accounts Department

(2e) Office of the Judl. Cash deptt.

(2f) Office of the Copying deptt. and one room has been allotted for accommodation to the members of the Bar Association, Khatra

 

 

13. Particulars about accommodation for the Judicial Officers in a particular station (sub-division wise):

 

Name of Sub-Division Details of accommodation of Judicial Officers
Bankura Sadar

There are 2 (two) type of accommodation for the Judicial Officers at Bankura Sadar station out of which one category viz. Judicial Complex attached with the Bungalow of the District Judge, Bankura at enduakhali, Bankura in which 4 (four) Higher Judicial Officers, Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.) and Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.), Addl. Court.

Another category viz. Government Housing Complex at Ilakandi, Gobindanagar, Bankura

Rest of Judl. Officers in the station have been accommodates with that Govt. Housing Complex.

Bishnupur In the Court premises at Bishnupur Sub-division the 4th Judl. Officers viz. 1) Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), 2) A.C.J.M., 3) Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.) and J.M., 2nd Court have been provided with accommodation in dear-marked Judicial Quarters.

Other 2 (two) officers viz. 1)J.M., 3rd Court and ADJ, FTC, Bishnupur have been provided with accommodation .

Khatra In the court premises at Khatra sub-division all the Judicial Officers save and accepted Addl. Dist. & Sessions Judge, FTC, Khatra have been accommodation with the Judicial ear-marked quarter within the court premises and Addl. Dist. Judge, FTC, Khatra has been accommodated with other-wise.

 

14. Sanctioned strength and number of vacant posts of different categories of staff:

(AS ON  30.10.2010)

 

Sl. No. Nature of Post  & Category Sanctioned Strength Existing Strength Post Vacant
1 Shersitadar-"A" 1 1 -
2 Nazir Head - Clerk & Addl. Supervisory Level Posts - 'B' & U.D. Clerks 65 65 -
3 Lower Division Clerks - "C" 53 22 31
4 Stenographer (English) "B" 14+11* 10 4+11*
5 Stenographer (Bengali) "B" 5 1 4
6 Typist-Copyists "C" 26 19 7
7 Process-Server "C" 44 28 16
8 Peons, Nightwatchman, Sweepers etc "D" 102 76 26
Total 210+11* 222 88+11*
* New posts of Stenographers created for Lower Judiciary

 

15. Pendency of cases (AS ON 31.12.2010 )

 

Serial No. Name of the Court Pendency of Cases
Civil Criminal Total
   BANKURA SADAR

1.

District Judge, Bankura

1615

38 1653

2.

Addl. District Judge, 1st Court, Bankura

137

74 211

3.

Addl. District Judge, 2nd Court, Bankura

190

48 238

4.

Addl. District Judge, 3rd Court, Bankura

41 50 91
5.

Additional District Judge, Re-designated Court, Bankura

125 33 158
6. Additional District Judge, FTC, Bankura 51 47 98
7.

Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.), Bankura

1434 21 1455
8.

Civil Judge (Senior Division), Addl. Court, Bankura

228 36 264
9.

Civil Judge (Junior Division), 1st Court, Bankura

1157 -- 1157
10.

Civil Judge (Jr. Div.), 2nd Court, Bankura

873 -- 873
11.

Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.), Addl. Court, Bankura

129 -- 129
12.

Chief Judicial Magistrate, Bankura

-- 4567 4567
13.

Judicial Magistrate, 3rd Court, Bankura

--

686 686
14.

Judicial Magistrate, 4th Court, Bankura

--

478 478
15.

Judicial Magistrate, 5th Court, Bankura

-- 545 545
16.

Judicial Magistrate, 6th Court, Bankura

-- 593 593
17.

Judicial Magistrate, 7th Court, Bankura

-- 440 440
TOTAL 5980 7656 13636

BISHNUPUR DIVISION

1.

Addl. District Judge, FTC, Bishnupur

8

91 99
2.

Civil Judge (Sr. Div.), Bishnupur

22

76 98
3.

Civil Judge (Jr. Div.), Bishnupur

729

-- 729
4.

Addl. Chief Judicial Magistrate, Bishnupur

--

4164 4164
5.

J.M. 2nd Court, Bishnupur

--

593 593
6.

J.M., 3rd Court, Bishnupur

--

587 587
TOTAL 759 5511 6270
KHATRA DIVISION
1.

Addl. District Judge, FTC, Khatra

21

81 102
2.

Civil Judge (Jr. Div.), Khatra

1882

-- 1882
3.

Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Khatra

--

3458 3458
4.

Judicial Magistrate, Khatra

--

728 728
TOTAL 1903 4267 6170

 

16. Particulars about District Legal Services Authority and Sub-Divisional Legal Services Committees:

 

The District Legal Services Authority, Bankura is functioning its Legal Aid activities from the office situated in the court building of District Judge, Bankura.

There are two Sub Divisional Courts in Bankura District, one at Bishnupur and another at Khatra.

The Sub-Divisional Legal Services Committees are functioning their legal aid activities from their offices situated in the respective sub divisional Court building.

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