North and Middle Andaman
Taluka Court - North & Middle Andaman
At Lucknow, Mayabunder
The foundation stone of the present court building at Mayabunder was laid on April 1975 by the then Chief Justice of High Court at Calcutta Hon’ble Justice Shankar Prasad Mitra and construction of the building was completed in the year 1977.
The new court building was inaugurated on 01st April, 1975 and the Court of Judicial Magistrate cum Civil Judge (Jr Div) was first chaired by Shri S. Basu. Till date total 26 officers of West Bengal Judiciary has presided over the chair of JMFC cum Civil Judge (Jr Div).
The Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate cunm Civil Judge (Sr Div) started functioning from 10.02.2012, duly inuguarted by the Zonal judge of Andaman & Nicobar Island, Hon’ble Justice Soumitra Pal on 10.02.2012.
Consequent upon commencement of the newly created court of Additional District and Sessions Judge, North and Middle Andaman District at Mayabunder on and from 10.04.2018 followed by Notification no. F.NO. 7-4/2010 Legal dated 14.08.2018 of the Andaman and Nicobar Administration. Shri Shailendra Kumar Singh is the present presiding officer as Additional District and Sessions Judge, North and Middle Andaman.
At Kalra Junction, Diglipur
At present the officer as JMFC Mayabunder is also holding a additional circuit court at Kalra Junction, Diglipur, as Judicial Magistrate cum Civil Judge (Jr Div) which functions once a week on Friday to facilitate the islanders of remote villages in around north Andaman who finds it difficult to come to Mayabunder. The Court of JMFC cum Civil Judge (Jr Div) Diglipur was inaugurated by the ZONAL Judge Hon’ble Justice Soumitra Pal on 06.08.2012.