Taluka Court - North & Middle Andaman
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). At present the officer Shri Indranil Chakraborth stationed as JMFC Mayabunder is also holding a additional circuit court at 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 Mayabunde. 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.
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. The Court Chief Judicial Magistrate cum Civil Judge (Jr Div) is presently held by Priyajit Chatterjee since 13.08.2013.