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HISTORY OF JORHAT DISTRICT JUDICIARY

 


            The establishment of the District & Sessions Judge Upper Assam District Jorhat was created on the 15th November 1948 and has been made permanent w.e.f the 1st day of April 1953. The first roll of honour of District & Sessions Judge of Assam Valley, Upper Assam Districts, Jorhat District was Mr. S.K Das, MA, BL. Presently, the territorial jurisdiction of the District is extended over 2(two) sub-divisions namely Majuli Sub-Division and Titabar Sub-Division.

                 The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate with the office was established in the year 1975 and the first judicial officer to become the Chief Judicial Magistrate was R.M.Chakravarty. The records available show that the Chief Judicial Magistrate court started functioning in the year 1970 headed by Addl. District Magistrate(J) before bifurcation of judiciary from executive.

                 The Sub Divisional Magistrate Court, Majuli was established in 16.03.1992 and the first judicial officer to become the Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate was Mr. N.Sarmah, M.A, L.L.B. The court is situated at Garamur, Majuli under Jorhat District. 

                 The Sub Divisional Magistrate Court, Titabar was inaugurated on 31st of March 2013 by the then Hon'ble Justice Mr Adarsh Kumar Goel, Chief Justice, Gauhati High Court, Guwahati. The first Judicial Magistrate was  Md. S. S. A. Rahman. The court is situated at Titabar, few kilometers away from Jorhat Town. 

The following officers were the head of the respective establishment since the inception till date. 

 

 

List of The Hon'ble District Judges since 15-11-1948

  Name of Officer Period From To
1. Mr. S. K. DAS, M.A, L.B. 15-11-48 24-10-49
2. Mr. H. DEKA, M.A, L.B. 25-10-49 02-06-1951
3. Mr. S. K. DAS, M.A, L.B. 09-06-1951 16-09-1952
4. Mr. B. N. Chaudhury, B.L. 19-09-1952 09-09-1957
5. Mr. A. Hai, M. Sc., B.L. 06-11-1957 12-11-1957
6. Mr. B. D. S. Baruah, B.L. 13-11-1957 26-11-1958
7. Mr. S. K. Dutta, B.A.(CAL), B.Sc.,BAR-AT-LAW 27-11-1958 23-02-1961
8. Mr. B. Sharma, B.L. 17-03-1961 20-12-1961
9. Mr. R. Medhi, B.L. 21-12-1961 31-12-1962
10. Mr. D. N. Deka, B.L. 01-01-1963 26-02-1964
11. Mr. B. N. Sharma, M.A., B.L. 16-03-1964 27-04-1967
12. Mr. S.C.BARUAH, M.A,B.L

8.5.67

27.9.67

13. Mr. S.N.SEN,B.L

28.9.67

29.6.70

14. Mr.M.M.RAHMAN,B.Sc,B.L

1.7.70

15.7.73

15. Mr. B.L.HANSARIA, MA(CAL), M.Sc.(LON) ,LLB

16.7.73

14.7.76

16. Mr. R.HUSSAIN,B.L

8.10.76

20.12.76

17. Mr. D.C.SARMA,B.COM,BAR-AT- LAW

29.12.76

28.2.79

18. Mr.S.HAUQUE,M.A,L.L.B

18.4.79

9.1.84

19. Mr. P.C.SAIKIA,B.A,L.L.B

20.3.84

28.2.85

20. Mr. S.M.DEKA,M.Sc.,L.L.B

1.3.85

17.6.86

21. Mr. L.BARDALAYE,B.A,L.L.B

16.8.86

4.5.87

22. Mr. B.N.SARMA,B.A,L.L.B

4.5.87

4.6.90

23. Mr. P.C.PHUKAN,M.A,L.L.B

20.6.90

24.1.91

24. Mr. P.K.DEV,M.Sc,L.L.B

1.2.91

17.3.92

25. Mr. ABDUL MAZID,B.A,L.L.B

27.3.92

31.3.95

26. Mr. M.GOSWAMI, B.A,L.L.B

14.7.95

15.7.96

27. Md. ABDUL KHALIQUE, B.A,L.L.B

17.7.96

11.3.97

28. Mr. I.HUSAIN MALLIK,B.A,L.L.B

12.3.97

17.4.98

29. Mr. K.C.GAGAI,B.A,L.L.B

19.5.98

1.4.99

30. Md. HABIBULLAH, M.A,L.L.B

29.6.99

31.3.2002

31. Mr. DILIP KR. MAHANTA, B.Sc.,L.L.B

16.5.2002

4.6.2004

32. Mr. DEBI DHAR GOGOI,M.A,L.L.B

4.6.2004

13.9.2004

33. Mr. TARUN PHOOKAN,B.Sc,L.L.B

22.9.2004

31.07.2007

34. Mr. MANIKLAL CHATTERJEE, M.A,L.L.B

1.8.2007

30.11.2007

35. Dr.(Mrs.) INDIRA SHAH,M.A,L.L.B,Ph.D

12.02.2008

17.06.2011

36. Smti. SELINA BEGUM , L.L.B, L.L.M 18.06.2011 07.01.2013
37. Sri ABHIJIT BHATACHARYYA, B.Sc., L.L.B. 08.01.2013 08.01.2014
38. Sri P.K.KHANIKAR, B.Sc, L.L.B. L.L.M 10.01.2014 31.10.2015
39. SHRI RAKTIM DUARAH, B.Sc., LL.B.,AJS. 05.12.2015 29.03.2016
40. Sri VINOD CHANDAK, M.A.(Eco.).M.Com., LL.B.,AJS 08.04.2016 TILL DATE



 

List of The Learned Chief Judicial Magistrate

  Name of Officer Period From To
1. Mr. G.S.CHOBEY,A.D.M(J)

1970

1972

2. Md. S.HAQUE,A.D.M(J)&C.J.M

1972

1975

3. Mr. R.M.CHAKRAVARTY, C.J.M

1975

1977

4. Mr. B.N.SARMAH ,C.J.M

1977

1979

5. Mr. P.Kalita, C.J.M

1979

1984

6. Mr. D. Biswas, C.J.M

1984

1987

7. Mr. S.K.Kar, C.J.M

1987

1989

8. Mr. K.C.Gogoi, C.J.M

6.12.89

9.2.92

9. Md. A.Khaleque

10.2.92

17.8.93

10. Mr. R.N.Saikia

18.8.93

22.4.97

11. Mr. R.K.Paul

23.4.97

31.12.97

12. Mr. P.K.Saikia

9.2.98

18.5.01

13. Mr.P.K.Khanikar

7.6.01

27.2.06

14. Mr. S.Dey

6.3.06

6.2.09

15. Mr. A.Chakravarty

6.2.09

28.02.11

16. Mrs. D.Bhuyan 01.03.11 10.10.2011
17. Md. M.Ali 17.11.2011 24.12.2012
18. Md. Darak Ullah 24.12..2012 10.03.2016
19. Smti. Sharmila Bhuyan. 11.03.2016 25.11.2016

 

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