My name is Saha, Kumar Gourab, I am a student of American International university of Bangladesh-(AIUB). This is my 10th semester. In this semester I have course Legal Environment In Business which is taken by my honorable faculty Mrs. Sabrina Zarin (Barrister of the Hon’ble Society of Lincolns Inn). One day ago my honorable faculty told me to visit a Judge Court and make an assignment about my experiences to visit a Judge Court. I was totally confused. My mind was disturbed at first.
Although I had heard about Judge Court, I had not visited it earlier. I always scared about to enter any court area. Despite all that I was excited for my dream to visit a judge court. The day was 21st March 2013 Thursday, I warring black suit & tie, with white shirt and at first time I went to visit The District Judge Court at Narayanganj around 10am. One of my uncle is an civil lawyer of this judge court and he helped me to visit the court. The District Judge Court Narayanganj is situated in Fatulla, Narayanganj.
This Judge Court was built in 1983. There work timing start on 10am and it closing time is 4pm but after 11:00am, The Cabinet Secretary Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan announced that the day was a public holiday, applicable for all institutions including schools and banks, to mourn the death of President Zillur Rahman. That was the reason I could not spent much time on there. At first when I reached the court area, I found a big gate which was main gate of The District Judge Court and saw four guards were stand in front of the main gate with arms.
I entered the main gate and I saw a white color building with one pillar gambuj design with a large compound wall, in top of the gambuj the national flag was flying half-mast. When I entered the building I saw inside the building area there are lots of buildings are stand roundly with each other buildings and inside the round area there are a flower garden. The atmosphere of The District Judge Court area was full of noise. I was not acquainted with such atmosphere earlier. My uncle took me to a room and introduced me to Mr. Asadur Zaman who is the public prosecutor of the District Judge Court of Narayanganj.
He welcomed me asked my name and few question with my personal and my study background. He patted me on my back. I replied some of his questions promptly. He became pleased. He gave me his visiting card and also advised me to come again. I could not recognize when the quality of nervousness vanished from me. After then we went another cabin and my introduced me to Mr. Rokib Uddin who is the public prosecutor of Anti Women & Child Torturing Tribunal and then we meet with Mr. Humayun Kabir who is the government prosecutor of Land Law Department.
Although the day was public holiday that is why I could not recognized the full work activity of this of the court but I was visited approximately 10 courtroom or judgment room. I found several departments which I mentioning bellow: There was one courtroom for District Judge Court which is handling a few number of cases. They are: * Civil appeal * Criminal miscellaneous * Civil division * Criminal division * Transparent miscellaneous * Session trial * Prohibit case etc. I found each courtroom and department has one Aslash sub-department and one Seresta sub-department.
There are seven sub-department for Aslash and other seven sub-department for Seresta. There was another courtroom for Anti Women & Child Torturing Tribunal. Mr. Rokib Uddin is the public prosecutor of this department. They have to face those cases which related with women and child torturing. Like * Women torture * Rape case * Early marriage case * Child torture division etc. I found each courtroom and department has one Aslash sub-department and one Seresta sub-department. There was four sub-department for Aslash and other four sub-department for Seresta.
I was visited another courtroom which is Additional District Judge Court 1, which have some department. Like * Civil trial * Criminal trial * Civil appeal * Criminal appeal * Civil & Criminal Appeal I found each courtroom and department has one Aslash sub-department and one Seresta sub-department. There are five sub-department for Aslash and other five sub-department for Seresta. I found another courtroom which is Additional District Judge Court 2, which was same as Additional District Judge Court 1and also their department were same. Like Civil trial, Criminal trial, Civil appeal, Criminal appeal, Civil & Criminal Appeal etc.
Also I found same as each courtroom and department has one Aslash sub-department and one Seresta sub-department. There are four sub-department for Aslash and other four sub-department for Seresta. There was a Joint District Judge courtroom 1 where all civil nature cases filing and trial which valuation is more then or above four lack taka. Here was also some sub-division under Joint District Judge 1. They are: * Civil case filing * Civil & Criminal trial * Any appeal & revision * Election tribunal Here was also I found similarly each courtroom and sub-division has one Aslash department and one Seresta department.
There are four department for Aslash and other four department for Seresta. There was also a Joint District Judge courtroom 2. That was Additional Joint District Judge. They use another courtroom for their activity. There was also some sub-division under Joint District Judge 2 similarly as Joint District 1. Civil case filing, Civil & Criminal trial, any appeal & revision, Election tribunal etc. Here was also I found similarly each courtroom and sub-division has one Aslash department and one Seresta department. There are four department for Aslash and other four department for Seresta. I went another courtroom which was Assistance Judge File.
That was established by six Thana basis. Their work is all civil nature cases filing and trial which valuation is four lacks taka or less than four lacks taka. Their six Thana’s are: * Narayanganj Sadar Thana * Fatulla Thana * Bondor Thana * Rupganj Thana * Araihazar Thana * Sonargau Thana I found similarly each Thana’s has one Aslash department and one Seresta department. There are six department for Aslash and other six department for Seresta. I was visited another courtroom which is stay in separated building. That was called Judicial Magistrate building at present situated in Narayanganj District Commissioner office.
They use DC office as temporary for doing their regular activity and judgment activity. It also called The Penal Court which related with criminal offence. * Chief Judicial (K) Onchol-N. ganj * Judicial Magistrate (KH) Onchol-Fatulla * Judicial Magistrate (G) Onchol-Araihazar & Rupganj * Judicial Magistrate (GH) Onchol-Sonargau & Bondor I found there was two mosque which was beautifully decorated. One mosque was for the all lawyer and barrister, which was 2nd floor basis building. 1st floor was freshening room and neat & clean wash room. The 2nd floor was for prayers room.
It was well decorated by flower, fully air-conditioned and another mosque was for all lower label stuff of the court and general people, which were east corner side of the court area, a tinny shaded room. I was visited a 4th floor basis building which was the library of this court. It was called Narayanganj Bar Court Association. I entered the building and saw there were different lawyer’s cabins in 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor of the building. 4th floor is the hall room. The room was fully air-conditioned. I saw a big and long table setting on center the room and lots of chair was decorated serially around the table.
Lots of book self were setting behind the table. Thousands of books were kept inside the self. In front of The District Judge Court, there was a big field area which I had noticed. Some concrete made benches were built inside the yard area. The west side of the yard area there was car parking slot. Some tea stalls were selling tea besides the parking slot. The experience of my visit to the District Judge Court of Narayanganj was very pleasant. I would like to thank my honorable faculty Mrs. Sabrina Zarin to give the opportunity to know about The Judge Court by preparing this assignment. I feel proud when I describe it to my parents.