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 the temple of Lord Jagannath. It is situated at the seashore hence it is known as the coastal District of Odisha. The Puri Judgeship has its Headquarter at Puri town near seashore. 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 kilometres & 38 kilometres away respectively from the District Headquarter, Puri.
The above description is about the favourable location of the District Headquarter of Puri Judgeship. The history of Puri District is very vast and from the dawn of the 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 seashore. 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 worldwide come to see the 'Car Festival' i.e the 'Ratha Yatra' & the 'Bahuda Yatra' of the Lord Jagannath.