Court Establishment History
District Court Kalpetta under Kalpetta Judicial District was started functioning w.e.f 15/12/1984, consequent on formation of Wayanad District w.e.f 1 November 1980. Before the Kalpetta Civil Judicial District came in to existence, the court in this geographical portion was a part of Kozhikode and Thalasseri Judicial districts under Kozhikode and Kannur Districts respectively.
STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT
Before the formation of Kalpetta Judicial district, only two courts were functioning in this district ( ie, Kalpetta and Mananthavady).
Kalpetta Judicial District formed, integrating the civil and criminal courts functioned in
Wayanad District and established the following courts.
The following courts subsequently established in this District.
In addition to the above courts, District legal Service Authority- Kalpetta, Taluk legal Services Committee – Vythiri, Sulthan Bathery and Mananthavady are also functioning in this District. The District Mediation Centre at Kalpetta and Mediation sub centers at Sulthanbathery and Mananthavady are also functioning in this District.