ABOUT KOKRAJHAR JUDICIARY

Originally the erstwhile Judgeship of Kokrajhar District was under the District of Goalpara with Head-Quarter of Dhubri which was under the than District and Sessions Judge of Lower Assam District (L-A-D) with Head quarter at Guwahati. The Court of Kokrajhar was opened on 1951 as EAC and Magistrate Court . After few years the Munsiff Court was opened on 16-10-1954. In the year , 1983 the Kokrajhar District was Separated from the District of Goalpara . The C.J.M Court was functioning from the year 1983. The Court of District & Sessions Judge was opened on 24-05-1986. The Civil Judge & Asstt. Sessions Judge and Addl. C.J.M Court was opened in the year, 1999. The Addl. District & Sessions Judge (F.T.C) was functioning from the year 2001. There are Seven Judicial Courts in Kokrajhar District and are functioning very smoothly.

INTRODUCTION

District and Sessions Judge is the head of the district judiciary, who also acts as Judge In-charge of District and Sessions Judge court complex, Kokrajhar.

Under the Kokrajhar District Judiciary various functioning courts with the court complexes are given below.

Name of the Court No. of Court Nature of Court Name of Present Judges
(A) District & Sessions Judge Court Complex
District & Sessions Judge Court 1 Civil/Criminal Smti Mitali Thakuria
Addl. District & Sessions Judge Court (F.T.C) 1 Civil/Criminal Shri Chandranshu Chaturvedy
Civil Judge & Asstt. Sessions Judge Court 1 Civil/Criminal Shri Nasim Akhtar
Munsiff 1 Civil/Criminal Shri Achyutananda Saikia
(B) Chief Judicial Magistrate Court Complex
Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court 1 Criminal Shri Abhijeet Kumar Baruah
Addl. Chief Judicial Magistrate (Addl. CJM) Court 1 Criminal Smti. Shivani Handique
Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM (S)) Court 1 Criminal Smti. Bobidita Gogoi
(C) Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate(M) Complex
Sub-divisional Judicial Magistrate(M) Court 1 Civil/Criminal Shri Chinmoy Barua
Munsiff No.2-cum-JMFC Court 1 Civil/Criminal Smti Shalma Azaz