open view news desk
JAMMU, MARCH 09: With an objective to reduce pendency of cases in courts, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Legal Services Committee, today organized National Lok Adalats in both the Jammu and Srinagar wings of High Court simultaneously.
The Lok Adalats were held under the patronage of Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court (Patron-in-Chief J&K State Legal Services Authority), Justice Geeta Mittal and guidance of Executive Chairman J&K Legal Services Authority, Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice High Court and Chairman High Court Legal Services Authority, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey.
In Jammu wing of the High Court, three benches were constituted for the disposal of the cases, whereas in Srinagar wing two benches were formed. As many as 14 Motor Accident Claims Tribunals (MACT), 01 SWP Matter, 04 Bank cases, 02 OWP, 02 561-A, and 01 CFA cases were settled in the National Lok Adalats.
A compensation sum of Rs 97.61 lakh was also awarded during the Lok Adalats.