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    Jammu1,07,869 Cases resolved in 4th National Lok Adalat across J&K

    1,07,869 Cases resolved in 4th National Lok Adalat across J&K


    Tawi, December 09: J&K Legal Services Authority today organized 4th Lok Adalat of the calendar year 2023 throughout the UT of J&K. Out of 1,21,018 cases that were taken up by 149 Benches in the day long National Lok Adalat by various courts across the UT of J&K, 1,07,869cases were disposed of and an amount of Rs. 73,73,52,092/- was awarded as compensation/settlement amount in Motor Accident Claims, civil, criminal, labour disputes, Electricity and Water Bills cases, Land Acquisition, Family matters, cheque dishonour and Bank Recovery cases.

     As per the mandate of NALSA under the patronage of Justice N. Kotiswar Singh, Chief Justice, High Court of J&K and (Patron-in-Chief, J&K Legal Services Authority) Justice Tashi Rabstan, Judge, High Court of J&K and Ladakh (Executive Chairman, J&K Legal Services Authority) and also under the guidance of Justice Sindhu Sharma, Chairperson, High Court Legal Services Committee.

    Justice Tashi Rabstan, Administrative Judge for district Jammu inaugurated the 4th National Lok Adalat here this morning. Sanjay Parihar, Pr. District & Sessions Judge, Jammu, V. S Bhau, 1st Addl. District & Sessions Judge, Jammu, Amit Kumar Gupta, Member Secretary, J&K Legal Services Authority, Prem Sagar, Secretary, High Court Legal Services Committee, Anjum Ara, CJM Jammu, Parvin Pandoh, Joint Registrar Judicial, Jammu and Smriti Sharma, Secretary, DLSA Jammu welcomed Justice Tashi Rabstan who inaugurated the Lok Adalat in Jammu district.

    While interacting with the Advocates, representative of the banks, insurance companies and litigant public, Justice Tashi said that flocking of the litigants and other stakeholders in large number in different courts across the UT of J&K during the Lok Adalat today shows their confidence in the alternate dispute resolution mechanism and also appreciated the cooperation extended by everyone in settling prelitigation matters and those pending before different court and forums.

    To boost amicable settlements amongst the parties in cases like MACT, Matrimonial disputes, cheque bounce cases under NI Act, Money recovery, etc., Pre-lokadalat sittings and pre-counselling sessions were organized well before the date of National Lok Adalat so that the parties may get ample opportunities for negotiation/dialogue with each other to arrive at a consensus.

    Amit Kumar Gupta, Member Secretary, J&K Legal Services Authority while addressing the media persons appreciated the efforts of all the Judicial Officers, Secretaries DLSA's, Advocates, staff of the district and tehsil courts as well as Legal Services Institutions besides litigants for their wholehearted participation in the National Lok Adalat and playing an important role in settlement of cases. 

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