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Our Vision

Justice denotes placing things in their rightful place. A society of injustice is a danger to the whole mankind as injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. District Judiciary Shangla as a team is trying its best to provide Speedy and inexpensive Justice for all along with values of Fairness, Accessibility, Independence, Integrity and Impartiality and Responsiveness to the people without any discrimination of Gender, Religion, Race, Caste, Creed, Rich or Poor. Our goal is to establish a society in our domain by providing justice without any delay and fear. This website is an effort to provide latest information regarding the cases of the people and other legal assistance at the door-step of the people of District Shangla to ensure the real enforcement of “Justice at door-step”. May ALLAH guide us all to maintain the best of Justice.

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About Us

The District Judiciary is structured like a pyramid with the Sessions Court at the apex and the court of Civil Judge at the base. On July 11th, 1996 the Hon’ble Peshawar High Court, Peshawar sanctioned the “Session Division, Shangla” and one District & Session Judge along with allied staff were given to the District vide Notification Endst: No. A (b) 5-1996-97/3142-43 dated 11.07.1996. Observing good faith and selfless justice towards all is the motto of Hon’ble the Chief Justice, Peshawar High Court, Peshawar and the same has been reciprocated in letter & spirit in the vision of the Sessions Judge. The whole Judicial set up is headed by District & Sessions Judge, one Additional District & Sessions Judge while the Civil Courts is led by Senior Civil Judge Admin with one Senior Civil Judge Judicial and one Civil Judge. One Civil Judge is posted each at Tehsil Puran, Besham and Chakesar.

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Shangla at a Glance

Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars, district Shangla has a unique geographical entity in the region. It witnesses the sizzling hot as well as the shivering cold weather round the year. Shangla top assumes the status of a picnic spot especially in the snow fall and can be equated to Murree and Galyat. Located at the brink of Abaseen river. The history of District Shangla is not very old. It was the part of “Waali-e-Swat” dynasty since 1926, which got merged as a district of NWFP (currently Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) in 1969. On July 10th, 1995, Shangla was upgraded to separate district by the then Chief Minister. Shangla-Top separates this district from Swat. District Shangla is located in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa with the 34.92o (Latitude) and 72.63o (Longitude). It is surrounded by Battagram, Kala Dhaka (Black Mountain of Hazara), Swat, Kohistan and Buner districts with the total area of 1586 KM2. The average elevation of the district is 2000 to 3500 meters above sea level. The total population of District Shangla reported in the Census-2023 is 0.891 Million. Shangla district consists of small valleys situated between the hillocks and surrounded by high mountains. It comprises of five tehsils namely Tehsil Alpurai (Headquarter), Puran, Chakesar, Besham, Martung and Kana. Moreover, it comprises of one National, three Provincial Assembly Seats, three Tehsil Councils and 28 Union Councils. Shangla has the lowest Human Development Index in the province and second lowest in the country. District Shangla falls in Malakand Division and is thus governed by Sharia Nizam-e-Adal Regulation, 2009.
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