ABOUT CIVIL COURT JAMTARA
Jamtara is one of the twenty four districts of Jharkhand State in Eastern India. It is the administrative headquarters of this district. This district falls under Santhal Pargana Division. Santhal Pargana derives its name from two words Santhal which is a major tribe of India and Pargana of Parsian word meaning district. Santhal Pargana is one of the divisions or commissoneries of Jharkhand, its headquarter is Dumka having six districts comprising Godda, Deoghar, Dumka, Jamtara, Sahebganj and Pakur. It was formerly a district in undivided Bihar State of India.. Santhals famously rebelled against the British in 1756-1760 under the leadership of Tilkamanjhi and again 1857-1858 under the leadership of Sido Murmu and his brother Kanhu Murmu. This district was carved out on 26th April, 2001 by separating four blocks – Kundahit, Nala, Jamtara, Narayanpur, all the erstwhile Dumka district. Prior to the formation of Bihar, it was a part of Bengal. The people of this area speak Hindi, but Santhali is the language of tribles. Bengoli is also widely spoken. At present there are six blocks in District-Jamtara namely- Narayanpur, Karmatar, Jamtara, Fatehpur, Nala and Kundahit.
JAMTARA JUDGESHIP AT A GLANCE
Jamtara was the oldest Sub-division of Bihar Judiciary (District- Dumka) before the bifurcation of the state of Bihar and Jharkhand. Sri Anil Kumar Sinha took over charge of its first Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate on 01.04.1974 .Sri A. C. Das joined on 10.05.1979 as the first Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Jamtara. The Judgeship of Jamtara came into existence on 01/10/2001 which was inaugurated by Ho’ble Justice Sri S .J. Mukhopadhyaya, Judge, Hon’ble High Court Of Jharkhand, Ranchi , at present Judge ,Hon’ble Supreme Court of India . Sri Binay Kumar Sinha was appointed as the first District & Sessions Judge, Jamtara. The new court building of the civil court, Jamtara was inaugurated on 02/08/2009 by Hon’ble Justice Mrs. Gyan Sudha Mishra , the then Chief Justice of Hon’ble High Court of Jharkhand , Ranchi, at present Judge ,Hon’ble Supreme Court of India