Ludhiana, July 14,2018 ( By SK.Vyas): A total of 3254 cases out of 12180 were solved on the spot during the National Lok Adalat organised by the District Legal Services Authority on the directions of National Legal Services Authority and Punjab State Legal Services Authority, at District Courts Complex, here today. This Lok Adalat was organised under the supervision of District & Sessions Judge cum Chairman, District Legal Services Authority and Dr Gurpreet Kaur, CJM cum Secretary, District Legal Services Authority. Awards amounting to Rs 37,00,60,891 were passed during today’s National Lok Adalat.
In today’s, Lok Adalat, pending and pre-litigation cases related to the mainly criminal compoundable case, 138 NI Act, Bank Recovery cases, marital disputes, labour, revenue, electricity bill, water bills, service matters, revenue cases and other civil cases were taken up for which 19 benches were constituted. These benches were headed by Mr Arunvir Vashisht, Additional District & Session Judge Ludhiana, Mr Arun Kumar Aggarwal, Additional District & Session Judge Ludhiana, Miss Sonia Kinra, Additional District & Session Judge Ludhiana, Miss Mandeep Kaur Bedi, Presiding Officer, Labour Court, Mr SK Arora, Chairman, Permanent Lok Adalat, Ludhiana, Mr Vikrant Kumar, Civil Judge (Senior Division), Miss Preeti Sukhija, Additional Civil Judge (Senior Division), Mr Ravneet Singh, Miss Indu Bala, Mr Bhupinder Mittal, Mr Rajinder Singh Teji, Miss Ekta, Mr Gurdarshan Singh, Mr Devnoor Singh and Mr Vishwa Gupta, JMIC Ludhiana.
Besides this, at Sub Divisions, Miss Preetma Arora, Civil Judge Junior Division cum JMIC Samrala, Mr Karanvir Singh, Civil Judge Junior Division cum JMIC Jagraon, Miss Shivangi Sangar, Civil Judge Junior Division cum JMIC Khanna and Miss Harsimranjit Kaur, Civil Judge Junior Division cum JMIC Payal.
During today’s National Lok Adalat, a transgender named Mohini, who has been associated with several social works, was nominated as a member in the National Lok Adalat.
Gurbir Singh, Chairman-cum-District and Sessions Judge said that people could approach the District Legal Services Authority or the concerned courts for the settlement of cases through the Lok Adalats. He also said that the decision of Lok Adalat was the final, which could not be challenged further. The District and Session Judge also said that these also helpful in saving time and money of the people besides promoting harmony in the society.