District Courts, Chandigarh

District Courts, Chandigarh
District Courts, Chandigarh
Established 1966
Jurisdiction Chandigarh
Location Chandigarh
Authorized by Constitution of India
Decisions are appealed to Punjab and Haryana High Court
Judge term length Till 62 years of age
Number of positions 20
Website [1]
District & Sessions Judge
Currently S.K. Goel

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view · Union territory of Chandigarh[1], in India. It is situated at sector 17 in Chandigarh, the capital of the States of Punjab and Haryana. The sanctioned strenghth of this district and sessions court is 20 judges. As on 9th April, 2011, there are 20 Judges.



The court came into existence on 1st November, 1966 [2] with the bifurcation of the states of Punjab and Haryana and creation of Chandigarh as a Union Territory.. Shri Jasmer Singh being was the first District & Sessions Judge, Chandigarh, and Shri Sohan Lal Verma was the Sub Judge First Class.

Number and type of courts

  • Four Courts of Additional District & Sessions Judges
  • One Special Court for trying C.B.I. Cases
  • Courts of Civil Judge (Senior Division)
  • Chief Judicial Magistrate
  • Twelve Courts of Civil Judges (Junior Division)
  • Five Special Courts dealing with u/s 138 of Negotiable Instruments cases


  • Suresh Kumar Goel - District & Sessions Judge [3]
  • Surinder Singh Sahni - Addl. District & Sessions Judge [3]
  • Lalit Batra - Addl. District& Sessions Judge [3]
  • Gian Chand Garg - Addl. District& Sessions Judge [3]
  • Ved Parkash Sirohi - Addl. District& Sessions Judge [3]
  • Ritu Tagore - Special Judge, CBI Court [3]
  • Preeti Sahni - Civil Judge, Sr.Division cum Addl.Chief Judicial Magistrate [3]
  • Jasbir Singh Sidhu - Chief Judicial Magistrate [3]
  • Parinder Singh - Civil Judge (Jr.Div) [3]
  • Ranjeev Kumar - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Barjinderpal Singh - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Sucheta Chauhan - Civil Judge (Jr.Div) [3]
  • Anupamish Modi - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Gurpartap Singh - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Ajit Pal Singh - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Pritpal Singh - Civil Judge (Jr.Div) [3]
  • Sanjay Kumar Sharma - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Sunil Kumar - Civil Judge (Jr. Div) [3]
  • Hemraj Mittal - Civil Judge (Jr.Div) [3]
  • Amit Sharma - Civil Judge (Jr.Div) [3]

District Bar Association

The District Bar Association, Chandigarh has presently about 1600 Advocates enrolled as members of District Bar Association.

Lok adalat

Lok adalats help in disposing of large number of cases.[4]

See also


External links

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