A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHATRA JUDGESHIP
In the history of the Judgeship creation, name of Chatra has got written in golden letters on 16th June 2001 as it was inaugurated in the old building as a Judgeship by His Lordship Mr. Justice V. K. Gupta, Chief Justice, Hon’ble High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi. In the presence of Sri G. K. Verma, who became the 1st District & Sessions Judge, Chatra.New 22 courts building in fact is the outcome of the grand vision & pious thought of Hon’ble Mr. Justice R. R. Prasad, Judge, High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi, who took pains and employed his best efforts in creation of this magnificent 22 courts building in its present form & structure. The people of Chatra shall ever remain grateful to Hon’ble Mr. Justice R. R. Prasad, Judge, High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi, who endeavored to make this classic building with its greenery an in memorable reality which will ever be remembered when the legacy and heritage of this Judgeship will be talked about.On 18th June 2011, there heralded a new era in the history of the Judgeship of Chatra. It was this auspicious day when the newly built 22 Courts Building was inaugurated by His Lordship Mr. Justice Prakash Tatia, The then Acting Chief Justice, Hon’ble High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi in benevolent presence of Hon’ble Mr. Justice R. K. Merathia, Judge, Hon’ble Mr. D. K. Sinha, Judge, Hon’ble Mrs. Jaya Roy, Judge, Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi, and Sri P. R. Das, the then Registrar General, Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi. The Almighty too showered his blessings in the form of heavy rain in the draught hit land of Chatra and even the Hon’ble Acting Chief Justice, Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi, could not resist to observe that it is a “Holy” day and God too is pleased of the inauguration of this newly built 22 Courts Building.