Gadag

About Gadag Court

HISTORY OF GADAG DISTRICT :

          

                       Gadag is a major part of the ancient history of India and was earlier under  the Chalukyan rule. The ancient history of Gadag is depicted in the ancient temples and structures located here that have a unique architectural style. Travellers will find a section dedicated to Gadag in most of the travel journals because of its ancient heritage.

      Some ancient attractions here include the Trikuteshwara temple complex that has three shrines of Shiva, Brahma and Surya. Some of the finest and rare decorative pillars are located at the Saraswathi temple, which is an example of ancient Chalukya art.

        The Veeranarayana temple here is an ancient temple belonging to the Chalukya era and has associations with the popular poet Kumara Vyasa. Other attractions here include the biodiversity spot of Karnataka, Magadi Bird Sanctuary and Magadi Tank, which is located in Magadi Village of Gadag.

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ABOUT GADAG :

 

        Initially the Gadag was a taluka place in Dharwad District and got separated from Dharwad and became an Independent District place on 24.08.1997 with its sister city Betageri.   The Gadag District has a Municipal Council by name Gadag-Betigeri and have a combined city Administration.   Gadag is situated in Northern part of Karnataka which is situated 80KM far from Dharwad, 56KM from Hubli, 435KM from Bengaluru and lies on the Gutti Vasco National Highway.  

      Padma Bhushan Dr. Pandit Puttaraj Shri Kavi Gawai  (ಪದ್ಮಭೂಷಣ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ ವಿಜೇತ ಪಂಡಿತ್ ಪುಟ್ಟರಾಜ ಶ್ರೀ ಕವಿ ಗವಾಯಿಗಳವರು) (3 March 1914 – 17 September 2010) was an Indian musician in the Hindustani Classical tradition, a scholar who authored more than 80 books in Kannada, Sanskrit and Hindi, a music teacher and a social servant and was a blind singer from Karnataka who made a great difference to the life of many blind people in Indian society. A member of the Gwalior Gharana (school), he is renowned for his ability to play many instruments such as the veena, the tabla, mridangam, violin etc., as well as for his popular renditions of devotional music (bhajans) vachanas. A famous vocalist both in Hindustani and Karnataka Music. He is the recipient of the Padma Bhushan, India's  third highest civilian honour, awarded in 2008. And also called as  "Ubhaya Gayana Visharada", "Ganayogi", "Kavishiromani", "Thribhasha KaviRathna”.  

                        

  • ABOUT GADAG COURTS :

            

1.   The Prl.District & Sessions Court, Gadag is established as per G.O.No.LAW 18 LCE 97 Bengaluru dated 02.12.1999 and started functioning w.e.f.30.09.2000 and As per G.O.NO.LAW 68 LAC 2005 Bengaluru dated.08.09.2005 District and Sessions Court, Gadag was Sanctioned as permanent Court.

2.    The Addl.District and Sessions Court, Gadag is established as per G.O. No.LAW 112 LCE 2012  Bengaluru dated 28.12.2012 and started functioning w.e.f 01-06-2013.

3.    The Family Court, Gadag is established as per G.O. No.LAW 113 LCE 2012.Bengaluru dated 11.12.2012 and started functioning w.e.f 06-06-2013.

4.   The Senior Civil Judge & CJM Court, Gadag is established and functioning as a permanent Court.

5.  The Prl.Civil Judge Court, Gadag is established and started functioning w.e.f .01-06-1869.

6.    I Additional Civil Judge & JMFC -I Court, Gadag and II Additional Civil Judge & JMFC-II Court, Gadag are established and are functioning as a permanent Courts. 

7.  The Prl.Civil Judge & JMFC Court, Ron is established and functioning as a permanent Court. 

8.  The Civil Judge & JMFC Court, Laxmeshwar is established and functioning as a permanent Court.  

 

TEMPORARY COURTS:

 

1.    Addl. Senior Civil Judge Court, Gadag is established as per G.O. No.LAW 51 LCE 2002 Bengaluru dated 25.06.2002 and started functioning w.e.f 31-08-2002 and it is continuing for a period 2 years from time to time from the date of establishment. Recently it is continued for 2 years, as per G.O.No.LAW 146 LAC 2015 Bengaluru dated 30.09.2015 from 25.06.2015.

2.  III Addl.Civil Judge Court, Gadag is established as per G.O. No.LAW 116 LCE 96 Bengaluru dated 31.03.1997 and started functioning w.e.f 21-03-1998 and it is continuing for a period 2 years from time to time from the date of establishment. Recently it is continued for 2 years, as per G.O.No.LAW 104 LAC 2015 Bengaluru dated 22.04.2013  from 01.04.2015.

3.   IV Addl.Civil Judge &JMFC II Court, Gadag is established as per G.O. No.LAW 108 LCE 2003 Bengaluru dated 23.12.2003 and it is not functioning. However, the period is continuing for a period 2 years from time to time from the date of creation of the court till date.

4.  Civil Judge & JMFC Court, Nargund is established as per G.O. No.LAW 96 LCE 86 Bengaluru dated 27.03.1989 and started functioning w.e.f 31.03.1989 and it is continuing for a period 2 years from time to time from the date of establishment. Recently it is continued for 2 years, as per G.O.No.LAW 104 LAC 2015 Bengaluru dated 18.08.2015  from 01.04.2015.

5.   Civil Judge & JMFC Court Court, Mundargi is established as per G.O. No.LAW 73 LCE 97 Bengaluru dated 31.03.1998 and started functioning w.e.f 12.01.2002 and it is continuing for a period 2 years from time to time from the date of establishment. Recently it is continued for 2 years, as per G.O.No.LAW 104 LAC 2015 Bengaluru dated 18.08.2015  from 01.04.2015.

6.   Addl.Civil Judge & JMFC Court, Ron is established as per G.O. No.LAW 137 LCE 2002 Bengaluru dated 22.04.2003 and it is not functioning.  However, the period is continuing for a period 2 years from time to time from the date of creation of the court till date.

7.    Senior Civil Judge & JMFC Court, Ron is established as per G.O. No.LAW 98 LCE 2003 Bengaluru dated 21.10.2003 and started functioning w.e.f 09-10-2004  and it is continuing for a period 2 years from time to time from the date of establishment. Recently it is continued for 2 years, as per G.O.No.LAW 409 LAC 2013 Bengaluru dated 31.01.2014  from 21.10.2013.

 

JURISDICTION:

 

TERRITORIAL:

District & Sessions Court Gadag

Gadag Revenue District.

Senior Civil Judge & CJM Gadag

Revenue Talukas viz., Gadag, Nargund and Mundaragi

Senior Civil Judge & JMFC Ron.

Ron Revenue Taluk.

Addl. Senior Civil Judge Gadag

Shirahatti Revenue Taluk

Civil Judge & JMFC

Each revenue talukas.

PECUNIARY:

Civil Judge

Upto ` 5,00,000/-

Senior Civil Judge

Above ` 5,00,000/-

Appellate Jurisdiction of Senior Civil Judge

 From the Decrees passed by Civil    Judge Court Upto ` 5,00,000/-

District Judge Appellate Jurisdiction

From the Decrees passed by Senior Civil Judge Court Upto 10,00,000/-

ABOUT GEOGRAPHICAL REGIONS :

            

      Gadag majorly consists of an agro based economy with a total land area of 4656 square kilometres.  The Gadag District has a population of 10,64,570 as per 2011 census. 

     The primary food crops of this district are wheat, jowar and pulses, while the commercial crops are chillies, cotton and onion.

    The Gadag District consists of 5 Talukas viz., Gadag, Nargund, Shirahatti, Mundargi, Ron and has consisting 327 villages and 106 Grama Panchayats.

INFRASTRUCTURE   : 

GADAG

      The New District Court Complex, Gadag is inaugurated on 26-04-2015 and situated beside D.C.Office, Hubli Road and in this new complex Six Courts are running successfully.  And remaining Courts are running in the Old District Court Complex, Gadag situated at P.B.Road, Gadag.

      The Witness Lounge building is constructed in New District Court Complex for public purpose.

      The ADR building is also constructed and working in the campus of New District Court. 

       The CRR building is constructed and running successfully.   

        In District Court Gadag having following facilities   :-

                                     a.         District Legal Services Authority,

                                     b.         Mediation Centre.

                                     c.         Computer Server Room.

                                     d.         Judicial Service Centre

                                     e.         Legal Aid Clinic at ADR building.

                                     f.          Video Conference Hall. 

                                     g.         Witness Waiting rooms. 

                                     h.         KIOSK machine.

RON TALUKA:

        Ron is a Taluka headquarters in Gadag District of historical importance. The town was termed Dronapur in ancient times. The temples are believed to be constructed by the ancient architect and warrior-priest Dronacharya.  The Court Complex is  situated in the heart of the Ron City.

NARGUND TALUKA:

          Nargund  is a Taluka headquarters in Gadag District. The name Naragunda means hills of jackals. The astrologist and a Jain Sridharacharya from this town was the author of Jatakatilaka.  The Court Complex is situated at Hubli Road and currently running under own building

SHIRAHATTI TALUKA:(LAXMESHWAR)

         Is an agricultural trading town.  There are many important temples in this historic town, including the Shiva Temple, the “Someshwara Temple”.  There are two ancient Jain Temples (Sannabasadi and Shankabasadi) in the town, as well as a notable Jamma Masjid.  The Court Complex is situated at Laxmeshwar in the middle of the city and is running in own separate building.

MUNDARGI TALUKA :

         The name Mundaragi is said to have derived from the stone hill, located to north-west of the town, Murudagiri, meaning “Hill of Shiva”.  Mundaragi is famous for the ancient Mundaragi fort located on the hill top.  Now the Court is running at rented building at APMC yard.  The new Court Complex construction is under process at Hubli road. 

PUBLIC SERVICES :

1.   Complaint / Suggestion Boxes are available for public at District Legal Services Authority, Gadag and all Taluka Legal Services Committee of Gadag District.  

2.    Help Line No.1800-425-90900 of KSLSA, Bengaluru displayed in DLSA and TLSC'S of Gadag Unit.  

3.    SMS facility to Advocates.