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Administration in Bahraich

Bahraich is an ancient town in Uttar Pradesh located on the banks of River Sarayu. Bharaich lies 125 kilometres north east to the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow. Bahraich shares international border with Nepal. The major languages spoken in Bahraich are Hindi, Awadhi and Urdu.

District Administration Bahraich

Bahraich also played a major role in the First Freedom Struggle of 1857 and the setting up of administrative divisions in Bahraich was initiated by the East India Company. During the reign of the East India Company, Bahraich was the headquarters of one of their divisions. The organization of courts and jails, police, land and revenue settlements were established during the pre-Independence period itself.

Bahraich has two parliamentary constituencies. Bahraich Nagar Palika Parishad is the governing body.

District Magistrate Bahraich

Bahraich is under the jurisdiction of the District Collector who is well known as District Magistrate in Uttar Pradesh. A District Magistrate or a collector is an officer of the Indian Administrative service or an officer of the Provincial Civil Services who gets promoted to is in charge of maintaining property records, revenue collection and and order in the City. District magistrate of Bahraich is Smt. Kinjal Shah.

Contact of the District Magistrate of Bahraich
District Magistrate,
Collectorate, Bahraich- 271801
Contact No: 05252 232815 / 05252 232401
Click here for the contact details of all the important officials of Bahraich administration

Nagar Palika Parishad in Bahraich

Nagar Palika Parishad is an institution for local governance. It is also known as Urban Local Body. Nagar Palika is constituted as per the constitutional provisions mentioned in the Constitution of India. It has two separate wings known as Legislature and Executive. Nagar Palika Parishad is responsible for the infrastructure and its maintenance in the district. It is responsible for setting up and maintenance of street light network, establishing and maintenance of Water supply Network and Road Network and its maintenance.

Nagar Palika Parishad also provides services on sanitation, ration card, public services and other social securities facilities such as schemes and loans.

Contact Address of Nagar Palika Parishad, Bahraich:
Nagar Palika,
District Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh

Police in Bahraich

The UP Police department has eight police zones and it is further divided into eighteen police ranges. The department is again subdivided into seventy five police districts. Each of these zones are headed by an officer in the rank of Inspector General of Police, each range is headed by Deputy Inspector General and each district governed by a Senior Superintendent of Police. All of these governing officers are members of the IPS (Indian Police Service). An Additional Superintendent of Police and a Deputy Superintendent of Police assists the Senior Superintendent of Police in performing the duties and responsibilities. They are officers of the Uttar Pradesh state police service.

A division is formed by a group of districts and Bahraich comes under Devipatan division which has other three districts as well which are Shravasti, Gonda and Balarampur. The headquarters of this division is Gonda. There is a Subdivision Police for every subdivision which is headed by the Asst. Superintendent or deputy superintendent of Police. Subdivisions are further divided into police circles which are headed by the Inspector of Police.

Contact Address
: Superintendent of Police, Bahraich
Contact No. 05252 232892 / 05252 232407
Website: https://uppolice.gov.in/

District Jail in Bahraich

Bahraich has a district jail which was established in 1888. It comes under Devipatan division in Gorakhpur range.

Contact Address

District Jail
Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh- 271801

Bahraich District Court

Bahraich is one of the oldest judgeship in the country and was established in the premises of Nanpara Estates. The setting up of these administrative divisions was initiated during the reign of the East India Company in the region. Bahraich has a district court. The high court is in Allahabad.

Civil Justice

The district Judge is at the helm of the judiciary and the additional district and session judges assist the district judge in performing duties and responsibilities. All of these judges are vested with unlimited power in jurisdiction of civil cases

Criminal Justice

The chief criminal court is constituted by the District and Sessions judge. Additional district and session judge and one assistant session judge assists the District and Sessions judge.

Contact of the District Court
District Judge, Bahraich
Contact Number: 05252 232535 / 05252 232435

Contact address of National Informatics Centre
District Information Officer, NIC District Centre
Collectorate Bahraich, Bahraich -271801, Uttar Pradesh
Contact Number: 05252 232349
Email: upbeh@nic.in ; beh@up.nic.in
Website : https://behraich.nic.in/

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