History of Bhilwara Judgeship
Bhilwara, also known as textile city of India, is a famous industrial town in Rajasthan. The history of Bhilwara town is about 900 years old and the city assumed its title as a Textile City of India way back in 1961, when first unit to manufacture synthetic yarn was set up in the city. The District and Sessions Court Bhilwara was established in the year 1948 just a year later after India gained its Independence. One of the oldest courts in the Rajasthan Judiciary the roots of its foundation goes back to 1948 when Judge Hiralal Karan Puria got the Honor to be sworn in as the first District Judge of Bhilwara Judgeship, it's a matter of pride that not only Bhilwara Court has a history of being 65 years old but also till date 43 District Judges have rendered their services for Bhilwara Court. The seat of District Judge is currently held by Sh. Ram Singh Meena. Around 13 judges who had rendered their services in Bhilwara Court, has also got the honor of serving High Court as well. After 65 years since its inception, and in order to cope up with the changing demands of the society, Bhilwara Judgeship in the present scenario has around 39 courts under its jurisdiction. The above courts can be further divided basis their Jurisdictional capacities as mentioned below 1. Local Courts in Bhilwara Campus 2. Special Courts 3. Outline Courts 4. Gram Nyayalaya Local Courts in Bhilwara Campus All Courts apart from three special courts in the Bhilwara Court Campus are governed by District and Sessions Court Bhilwara. There are about 16 courts including three special courts that are under District and Sessions Judge Bhilwara. Special Courts Out of the total courts there are Six courts which are Exclusive in their jurisdiction capacities and therefore termed as special courts. These courts are namely Labour Court, MACT Court, NDPS Court, Family Court, ACD Court and Consumer Court. Outline Courts The Judgeship has a total of 17 outline courts including two Gram Nyayalayas in 9 talukas of Bhilwara District. Gram Nyayalaya Established in the year 2010, two Gram Nyayalayas are operating in Suwana and Mandal in Bhilwara Judgeship.