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District Courts, Faridabad came into existence on 08.12.1980 with Shri A.P.Chaudhary as first District & Sessions Judge, Faridabad, Sh.Surinder Saroop as Addl. District & Sessions Judge, Faridabad, Sh.B.P.Jindal as Senior Sub Judge-cum-CJM, Faridabad, Sh.L.N.Mittal as Sub Judge 1st Class-cum-JMIC, Faridabad, Sh.H.C.Mittal as Sub Judge Ist Class-cum-JMIC, Faridabad, Sh. R.C.Gupta as Sub Judge Ist Class-cum-JMIC, Faridabad. It is situated in Sector 12, Faridabad and is at a mile distance from National Highway. From initial strength of 50-55 members, the District Bar Association has also grown in strength and presently there are about 3000 Advocates enrolled as members of District Bar Association. Seeking to protect the Grand Trunk Road (now National Highway 2), Farid, the treasurer of Mughal Emperor Jahangir, founded the city in 1607 AD, building a fort and a mosque. A pargana was later centred on Faridabad, which the ruler of Ballabgarh held as a jagir.

Faridabad is the largest city in the north Indian state of Haryana in Faridabad district. It is a leading industrial centre and situated in the National Capital Region bordering the Indian capital New Delhi Located 284 kilometres south of the state capital Chandigarh, it is the most populous city in the state of Haryana. The river Yamuna forms the eastern district boundary with Uttar Pradesh. Government of India included it the second list of Smart Cities Mission on 24 May 2016. The newly developed residential and industrial part of Faridabad (Sec. 66 to 89) between the Agra Canal and the Yamuna River is commonly referred as Greater Faridabad. The area is being developed as a self-sustained sub-city with wide roads, tall buildings, malls, educational institutions, and health and commercial centres. Sectors 66 to 74 are Industrial Sectors whereas Sectors 75 to 89 are Residential Sectors. The Delhi-Agra National Highway No.2 (Sher Shah Suri Marg) passes through the middle of the Faridabad district. The city has many railway stations on the Delhi-Mathura double track broad-gauge line of the North Central Railway. The railway stations of Old Faridabad and Faridabad New Town are the major ones. Faridabad is also a major industrial hub of Haryana. 50% of the income tax collected in Haryana is from Faridabad and Gurgaon. Faridabad is famous for henna production from the agricultural sector, while tractors, motorcycles, switch gears, refrigerators, shoes and tyres constitute its primary industrial products.

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