History

The demand for establishment of a bench of the Karnataka High Court at Dharwad was pending for almost 50 years. People of the Mumbai - Karnataka region (North West Karnataka) had to travel all the way to Bangalore for any matter related to the High Court.

A circuit bench was finally established at Dharwad. The High Court of Karnataka opened its Circuit Bench at Dharwad on 4th July 2008. It was a historic day for the entire state of Karnataka.

Justice had finally arrived at the doorstep in Mumbai Karnataka.

The inauguration was done by Dr. Justice K. G. Balakrishnan, the Honourable Chief Justice of India.

Sri B. S. Yeddyurappa, the Honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka was the chief guest at the programme.

The event was presided by Sri Justice Cyriac Joseph, the Honourable Chief Justice of High Court of Karnataka.

Advantages

People are relieved of the burden of traveling to far off Bangalore.

Employment opportunities for the advocates of this region have improved.

The districts of Belgaum, Bellary, Bagalkot, Dharwad, Haveri, Gadag, Uttara Kannada and Koppal come under the jurisdiction of this bench. People of these districts are immensely benefited.

Daily Cause List

Facility to check cause list through SMS for Dharwad High Court is available.

The daily cause list is available on the website of Karnataka High Court. You can view the cause list based on Court Hall number, Judge name, Advocate name and Case number. Select the Bench option as "Circuit Bench at Dharwad" to view results of cases at Dharwad High Court.

Case Status

The case status is also available on the website of Karnataka High Court. You can view the case status based on Case number, Lower Court number, Party name and Advocate name. Select the Bench option as "Circuit Bench at Dharwad" to view results of cases at Dharwad High Court.