Jammu: In order to build up a symphonious connection between the disputing parties J&K Legal Services Authority (JKLSA) today organized 2nd Special Lok Adalat across J&K.
Chief Justice J&K High Court, Justice Pankaj Mithal is Patron-in-Chief of JKLSA and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey is Executive Chairman of the Authority.
This Special Lok Adalat was organized in all the districts of UT of J&K to achieve the goal of Access to Justice for all and to help the poor litigants tide over their financial problems and untold mental stress.
This is the 2nd Special Lok Adalat after the courts resumed partial physical hearing in view of COVID-19 pandemic.
As per the information received from the districts, out of a total number of 4210 cases taken up by 99 Benches in the day long Special Lok Adalat at various courts across J&K, 2865Cases were disposed of and an amount of Rs 9,77,83,659was awarded as compensation/settlement amount in civil, criminal, labour disputes, Electricity and Water Bills cases, Land Acquisition, Family matters, cheque dishonor and Bank Recovery cases.
M.K.Sharma, Member Secretary, J&K Legal Services Authority thanked all the participants including the Judicial Officers, Secretaries DLSA’s, Advocates, representatives of insurance companies & banks, staff of the courts & Legal Services Institutions & litigants for their pragmatic approach in settlement of cases in such a large number.