DISTRICT AND SESSIONS COURT, PURI

HISTORY

DISTRICT COURT, PURI  AT A GLANCE

Puri is one of the sacred places of India as well as of World and it is famous for temple of Lord Jagannath. It is situated at the sea shore hence it is known as the coastal District of Odisha. The Puri Judgeship has its Head quarter at Puri town near sea shore. Bhubaneswar, the Capital of Odisha is 60 kilometres & Hon'ble High Court of Odisha is 90 kilometres away respectively from the District Head quarter, Puri. Now the Puri Judgeship is functioning with 3 outlyling stations i.e Taluk Courts at Pipili, Nimapara & Konark at a distrance of 40 kilometres, 60 kiliometres & 38 kiliometres  away respectively from the District Head quarter, Puri.

The above description is about the favourable location of the District Head quarter of Puri Judgeship. The history of Puri District is very vast and from the dawn of history of District Puri, it is well known for the Lord Jagannath, so it is a holy place for Pilgrims. Millions of Devotees and Tourists are coming daily to visit the temple of Lord Jagannath and sea shore. Puri is also known as the 'Summer Capital' of the State Odisha.

In addition to above all factors most importantly Puri is treated as the heavenly place as every year more than 10 lakhs devotees from world wide come to see the 'Car Festival' i.e the 'Ratha Yatra' & the 'Bahuda Yatra' of the Lord Jagannath.