Madras High Court Bench at Madurai was inaugurated on Saturday, the
24th July of 2004 by Hon'ble Mr.Justice R.C. LAHOTI, Chief Justice
of India and presided over by Hon'ble Mr. Justice B.SUBHASHAN REDDY,
Chief Justice, High Court, Madras in the presence of Hon'ble Mr.
Justice SHIVARAJ V.PATIL, Judge, Supreme Court of India, Hon'ble Mr.
Justice K.G.BALAKRISHNAN, Judge, Supreme Court of India, Hon'ble Dr.
Justice AR. LAKSHMANAN, Judge, Supreme Court of India, Mr.
H.R.BHARDWAJ, Hon'ble Minister of Law and Justice, Government of
India, Mr.D.JAYAKUMAR, Hon'ble Minister for Law, Information
Technology & Electricity, Government of Tamil Nadu, and
Mr.K.VENKATAPATHY, Hon'ble Minister of State for Law and Justice,
Government of India.
High Court Bench started functioning with effect from 24-07-2004
with the Jurisdiction of the Districts of Kanniyakumari, Tirunelveli,
Tuticorin, Madurai, Dindigul, Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar,
Sivaganga, Pudukkottai, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli and Karur.
Excepting Original Jurisdiction, the Madurai Bench of the Madras
High Court exercises Jurisdiction in all other matters as in the
case of the Madras High Court.
Administrative Building is a four storied building with a total
plinth area of 22,929 Sq.m. It houses all the Offices and
Departments of the High Court Bench. The building, housing the Court
Halls, is two storied with a ceiling height of 7.20m and other area
of the building is four storied with a height of 3.60 m.
total plinth area of the building is 15209 Sq.m and it consists of
12 Numbers, of Court Halls, Chambers of Hon’ble Judges, Steno room
and Visitors Halls. The Hon’ble Judges Chamber has a resting room
with toilet facilities.
air conditioning work and wall paneling of court halls and the
Hon’ble Judges Chambers have been fully air conditioned with wall
paneling and false ceiling etc.. The Court Halls have been provided
with Public Address systems. Out of 12 Court Halls four major Court
Halls have been furnished based on the model of Supreme Court of
India and Delhi High Court.
four court halls have full dais with secondary dais for court
officer and Personal Assistant Book Shelves, Cushion seats,
barricades etc, the other 8 court halls have been furnished as per
the court halls of High Court of Madras with a smaller single dais
for Hon’ble Judge with other furniture such as cushion seats and
Network connection has been given to all sections and head of
offices . The Personal Assistant Section in the first floor is also
fully air conditioned with false ceiling arrangements. Computer
facility provided to departments. Landscaping has been done in front
of the Administrative Block.
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