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Interview System streamlined

It is an indispensable right of every prisoner to maintain contacts with their relatives, family members and legal advisors. Keeping in view the difficulties faced by the prisoners and their relatives in the interviews, the procedure of Mulaquat (interview) has been streamlined accordingly.

Main Characteristics of this system are as follows:

  • Six days Mulaquat - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday(internal), Friday, Saturday
  • Timings of interview:
         9.00 to 12.00: for Undertrials and others (on each interview day)
         3.00 to 5.00 PM: For the Convicts (on each interview day)
  • Each prisoner is allowed to hold two interviews per week with his relations/friends. " The duration of each interview is normally 30 minutes.
  • Each prisoner is permitted maximum three visitors at a time.
  • The prisoners are sent for mulaquat in the batches of 25.
  • Visitors have to bring a copy of one of the photo identity card, Ration card, or letter from the Sarpanch/MC for identification.
  • In certain cases, the visitors have to fill up the form specially prepared for the purpose.
  • Interviews are arranged on first come first basis.
  • Booking time: Interviews are booked on the main gate of the jail between 9.00 to 11.00 AM for undertrials and 1.00 to 3.00 PM for convicts.

Booking on Telephone:
For the convenience of relatives and friends of the prisoners, the facility of booking on telephone for interviews is available on all working days for the following day. This service is available on the telephone number: 0183-2591973.

Booking through E-mail:
A person can book his/her interview through e-mail also. (,

Legal Interviews:
The advocates can meet prisoners for legal interviews between 4.00 PM to 5.00 PM on any working day except Saturday, Sunday and Gazetted holidays.


In the News
Now, online booking to meet prisoners -- The Tribune, January 30, 2006
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