Judicial Magistrate Court to come up at Lakhipur

SILCHAR, March 8: Necessary preparationsand building up infrastructure for the accommodation of Judicial Magistrate Court at Lakhipur as demanded by the people of the sub–division are going on under the supervision of Nabarun Bhattacharjee, SDO (Civil). Final nod came from Gauhati High Court, considering all the pros and cons of setting up the Judicial Magistrate Court.A memorandum in this respect was submitted to the Chief Justice of the High Court by a section of advocates as well as public during his visit here to inaugurate the new building of the District and SessionJudge in January last. The permission was accorded on March 3 and with that expeditious steps are being taken to ensure that the premises in the municipal multiplex building of Lakhipur is made ready for the inaugural function. Kalyan Chandra Dey, Chairman of Lakhipur Municipal Board, and Dinesh Prasad Goala,Chairman of Housefed, former minister and sitting MLA from the constituency have been the prime movers for the Court.Sanjib Kumar Sharma, District and Sessions Judge, Sidharta Pratim Moitra, Additional District and Sessions Judge, and Ramen Barua, Chief Judicial Magistrate visited the proposed site for housing the Judicial Magistrate Court. They were accompanied by L Monon Singha, Advocate, Notary Public, Pradip Kumar Dey, ZPC member and Rabindra Kumar Singha, vice–chairman, Lakhipur Municipal Board.The inauguration of the Judicial Magistrate Court is expected to take place after the Parliamentary elections. People in general of the sub–division have expressed their happiness to see that their long pending demand has at last going to be a reality. With the establishment of the Court, litigant public will not have to take the trouble of coming to Silchar for their legal matters which are not only time consuming but also expensive. It will be like seeking justice at door. (Source: SentinelAssam)

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