Chamrajanagar

About Chamarajanagar Court

Chamarajanagar District was formed in the year 1997 and it is located at Southern end of the Karnataka State Bordering Tamil Nadu State. To the West is Gundlupet taluk and to the East of Kollegal and Yelandur Taluk. Chamarajanagar District Court was set up on 25-09-2004. There are total of 13 courts in this unit.

Chamarajanagar Taluk.

1. Prl District and Sessions Court.

2. Addl. District and Sessions Court, Chamarajanagar(to sit at Kollegal).

3. Senior Civil Judge and CJM Court.

4. Addl Senior Civil Judge and JMFC Court.

5. Prl. Civil Judge and JMFC.

6. Addl. Civil Judge and JMFC. 

Gundlupet Taluk

1. Senior Civil Judge and JMFC. 

2. Prl Civil Judge and JMFC.

3. Addl Civil Judge and JMFC.

Kollegal Taluk

1.Addl. District and Sessions Court, Chamarajanagar(to sit at Kollegal)

2. Senior Civil Judge and JMFC.

3. Prl. Civil Judge and JMFC.

4. Addl. Civil Judge and JMFC.

Yelandur Taluk

1. Civil Judge and JMFC.

 

Geographical Area of the District
Total Geographical Area of the District 5676 Sq. Kms
Total Taluks 4
Total Hobli's 16
Total Habitated Villages 446
Total Non-Habitated Villages 66
Total Revenue Villages 461
Total Gram Panchayath 120
Total Population 965462
Population
Name of the TalukTotal Population Geographical Area in SQ.KMS Number of Gram Panchayath Habitated Non-habitated
Chamarajanagar 337571 1229 42 173 15
Gundlupet 213082 1406 30 144 14
Kollegal 336838 2785 37 103 37
Yelandur 77971 256 11 26 0
Total 965462 5676 120 446 66

 

BRIEF HISTORY:  

Erstwhile, Chamarajanagar was merged with Mysore District. In the year 1997, Mysore District was bifurcated into two District namely, Mysore District and Chamarajanagar District. Chamarajanagar district consists of four taluks namely. Chamarajanagar Taluk, Kollegal Taluk, Yelandur Taluk and Gundlupet Taluk.   The District and Sessions Court, at Chamarajanagar, was inaugurated by His Lordship Honourable Mr. Justice N.K.Jain, the then Chief Justice of Karnataka, on 25th day of September 2004.

The foundation stone for construction of New District Court building was laid by the then Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court –Honourable Mr. Justice Cyriac Joseph and the chief guest of the function was Honourable Mr. M.Shivanna, Member of parliament was the guest of honour.i. Was the Law Minister The foundation stone of the New District Court building, was laid by His Lordship Hon’ble Chief Justice Cyriac Joseph on The District Court started functioning in the new building w.e.f.09.05.2010 after it was inaugurated by Honourable Mr. Justice P.D.Dinakaran, Chief Justice of Karnataka; and Honourable Mr. Justice A.S.Pachapure was the Administrative Judge for Chamarajanagar District.

Particulars of the sub ordinate Courts in the District Judiciary of Chamarajanagar, is as under: Chamarajanagar District Court has judicial and administrative jurisdiction over four Taluks namely;

1. Chamarajanagar Taluk

2. Kollegal Taluk

3. Yelandur Taluk

4. Gundlupet Taluk    

 

B. Jurisdiction of the Courts:  

1. Chamarajanagar Taluk has Five Courts and one Addl. District and Sessions Court, Chamarajanagar(to sit at Kollegal).

They are:

A. Prl. District and Sessions Court. (Original and appellate jusirdiction of Civil and Criminal).

B. Senior Civil Judge and CJM Court. (Original and appellate jusirdiction of Civil and Criminal).

C. Addl Senior Civil Judge and JMFC Court (original jurisdiction)

D. Prl. Civil Judge and JMFC Court (original jurisdiction)

E. Addl. Civil Judge and JMFC Court. (original jurisdiction)

F. Addl. District and Sessions Court, Chamarajanagar(to sit at Kollegal).(Original and appellate jurisdiction of Civil and Criminal).  

 

2. Kollegal Taluk has four courts namely;

A.Addl. District and Sessions Court, Chamarajanagar(to sit at Kollegal).

B. Senior Civil Judge and JMFC Court.

C. Prl. Civil Judge and JMFC Court.

D. Addl. Civil Judge and JMFC Court.

 

3, Gundlupet Taluk has three Courts namely

A. Senior Civil Judge and JMFC Court. 

B. Prl Civil Judge and JMFC Court

C. Addl Civil Judge and JMFC Court.

 

4. Yelandur Taluk has one Court namely

A. Civil Judge and JMFC Court.

 

All the above courts are composite courts of Civil and Criminal jurisdictions.