Justice Magrey inspects work on new Court Complex in Bandipora
Visits Ganderbal, reviews land acquisition process for new court complex
Bandipora, June 22: Justice Ali Mohammad Magray Saturday visited Bandipora district and inspected on-going work on new District Court Complex Project.
The project is being executed by J&K Police Housing Corporation at a cost of Rs 41.91 crore.
Principal District and Sessions Judge Bandipora Syed Sarfaraz Ahmad Shah, District Development Commissioner Bandipora, Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza, SSP Bandipora Rahul Malik, President Bar Association Bandipora Masood Ahmad Bhat, besides other officers of judiciary and district administration were present on the occasion.
Justice Magrey visited the under-construction district court complex Kaloosa. Speaking on the occasion Justice Magrey said the new court complex is coming up with modern facilities including a three-storey court building, lawyer’s chambers, library, residential quarters and other modern facilities.
He said there is ample space in the new court for different courts including PD&SJ , Chief Judicial Magistrate, Munsiffs of civil courts, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Bank, Post Office and other courts besides facilities for lawyers and litigants. He said the aim of building such infrastructure is to make the arrangements such that litigants get timely justice and the disposal of cases gets quickly.
He impressed upon the executing agency to speed up work on the project and ensure that it is completed within stipulated time frame. While reviewing work culture of the judiciary, he asked the concerned for early and speedy disposal of the court cases.
Later a delegation of farmers who provided land for the complex against compensation, met Justice and apprised him about problems faced by them. He assured them that steps will be taken to ensure that no farmer is harmed by the project and all their genuine demands will be looked into.
Meanwhile, Justice Ali Mohammad Magray, Chairman Building & Infrastructure Committee J&K High Court, visited Ganderbal and chaired a meeting to take stock of acquisition of land proposed for new court complex and repair of existing court complex as per the National Module.
The meeting was attended by Principal District & Sessions Judge, Ganderbal Mohammad Yousuf Wani, SSP Ganderbal, Khalil Poswal, ADDC Ganderbal, Shafqat, Iqbal, ACR, Chief Judicial Magistrate Ganderbal, Munsif Judicial Magistrate Ganderbal, Chairman Municipal Committee Ganderbal, SE, R&B, EO Municipality, Exen R&B, Exen PDD and other concerned officers.
The meeting held a detailed review of land proposed for new court complex with the district administration which was also attended by Judicial Officers, Bar President along with senior members of District Bar Association Ganderbal.
It was informed that soil testing of identified land is yet to be done for which Justice Magray directed the Exen R&B to submit the report of soil testing at an earliest.
The Principal District & Sessions Judge briefed about the status of land identified for the construction of new District Court Complex adjacent to SSP Office Complex Ganderbal.
The meeting also held a detailed discussion regarding the status of Munsif Court Complex Kangan. Justice Magray asked the Principal District & Sessions Judge to start renovation work at existing court complex Ganderbal.
Chairman Municipal Committee informed the meeting that the Committee shall construct gender specific toilet blocks in the premises of Court Complex for which the work shall start soon.
Earlier, Justice Magray was presented a Guard of Honour on his arrival at Court Complex Ganderbal.