Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Malegaon Ka Ghajini completes 50 days

Malegaon: The newly released movie, Malegaon Ka Ghajini, has completed 50 days of screening successfully. Like Ghajini hero(Aamir Khan), the lead character in this movie too has memory problem. The movie, starer by mimicry artist Shakeel Bharti, has been shot in Malegaon and suburbs with a budge of Rs 50,000. Shot over a period of one year, it highlights the social problems like sky rocketing prices of vegetables, milk, sugar, increasing property tax, water tax, etc. It also brings the menace of dowry to audience' notice.

This movie is schedule to be screened in a cinema hall in Bhiwandi from first week of January 2011.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Malegaon gets first multiplex cinema halls

Cinemax India Ltd launched three screens multiplex Cinemax Sandesh Multiplex in Malegaon. The newly rennovated Sandesh cinema was inaugurated by senior NCP leader and minister, Chhagan Bhujbal, on December 4, 2010. Block buster movies Golmal 3, Guzaarish and Khalein Hum Jee Jaan Sey were screened on its first day.

This is the first multiplex in the city of Malegaon. The multiplex is having capacity of 1,017 seats including 54 recliner seats. Sandesh Talkies is located in suburban Malegaon. The new ticket rates for the multiplex are Rs 40, Rs 60 and Rs 70.
A Photograph by Mukhtar Adeel

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Courts in Malegaon

The courts are located in the Camp area, the Western part of Malegaon. There are 10 courts in Malegaon city dealing with cases related to crime, civil issues, property disputes, family affairs etc. The newly constructed court was inaugurated on October 10, 2009 by the then Bombay High Court chief justice, Swatantra Kumar. Others present in the function were justice A M Khanvilkar and district court judge R B Malik. The main buildings consists of Sessions courts, senior division courts, judicial magistrate first class courts and the bar council.

Sessions Courts:
There are three Sessions court in Malegaon. While one is known as the Main sessions court dealing in criminal matters, other two are ad hoc courts (a & b). To get bail in any criminal case, the applicant has to approach the Main session’s court. These courts have three special Public Prosecutors (PP).

Senior Division Court:
There are two senior division courts. The first court deals into land disputes, property matters. The property disputes upto Rs one lakh are referred to this court. The other senior division court deals with marital disputes under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.

Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC):
There are five JMFC courts (look after by five judges) in Malegaon. These courts deals in criminals cases (police station wise), civil issues, family disputes, civil cum criminal cases etc. The cases of fraud with amounts only below Rs one lakh are tried here. There are seven Public Prosecutors (PPs) in the JMFC courts. These PPs also work in the senior division courts.

Malegaon Bar Association:
The bar associations of lawyers has around 400 members. While 75% members are Hindus, 25% other members are Muslim lawyers. R K Bachhao, a senior defense counsel, is the president of bar association.