STATE TIMES NEWS
RAJOURI: Chief Justice High Court of J&K, Justice Gita Mittal, visited the District Court Complex Rajouri on Saturday 7th November.
The Chief Justice reviewed the functioning of the District and Subordinate Courts and took stock of the infrastructural requirements of the Courts in the district. The District Principal and Sessions Judge, Rajouri apprised the Chief Justice about the functioning of the Courts and issues faced by the Lawyers, Litigants and the facilities available in the Court Complex Rajouri.
She also interacted with the Judicial officers and discussed issues faced by them in the smooth dispensation of the justice.
The Chief Justice also inspected the Court Rooms, E-Court Room, Judicial Staff Rooms, facilities available for Litigants, Lawyers and overall infrastructure of the Court Complex at Rajouri for the smooth functioning of the Courts.
Expressing her deep concern over the dilapidated condition of the District Court Complex, Rajouri and other infrastructure available, the Chief Justice issued on spot instructions to the District Development Commissioner, Rajouri to carry out the required repairs and renovation work at the earliest.
Chief Justice was accompanied by the Registrar General of the High Court Mr. Jawad Ahmed.
On her arrival, the Chief Justice was greeted by the Principal District and Sessions Judge, Jaffer Hussain Beg along with Additional Sessions Judge Rajouri, Ms. Kusum Pandita; Chief Judicial Magistrate Rajouri, O P Thakur; District Judicial Mobile Magistrate (T), Meyank Gupta.
Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh; Senior Superintendent of Police, Chandan Kohli and Additional Superintendent of Police Liaqat Choudhary were also present.
Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal last month end visited District Courts of Kupwara and Bandipora and Munsif Courts Gurez and Sogam and reviewed their functioning and facilities available for Judicial fraternity, including lawyers, Judicial Staff and the litigants.
The tour to the districts of Kupwara and Bandipora was conducted by the Chief Justice on October 30 and October 31, respectively during which she also visited far flung areas of Sogam and Gurez to review the working of Munsif Courts there.
During the back to back tour, the Chief Justice was accompanied by the Registrar General of the High Court Mr Jawad Ahmed. Senior officers of civil and police administration of the districts were also present on the occasion. During her visit to these districts, the Chief Justice interacted with the Judicial Officers and inquired from them about the process of the dispensation of justice, infrastructure and availability of the facilities.
The Chief Justice also visited the Munsiff Court Sogam and Gurez and took stock of the available infrastructure in the Court Complex.
The lawyer community and the common people hailed the visit of the Chief Justice to the remote Districts .