Ludhiana, May 1, 2020:Under the directions of Punjab State Legal Services Authority Executive Chairman-cum-Judge, Punjab & Haryana High Court Rakesh Kumar Jain and under the supervision of District & Sessions Judge Ludhiana Gurbir Singh, various para legal volunteers associated with the District Legal Services Authority, Ludhiana, are working hard for distributing ration to the needy persons during the ongoing curfew/lockdown.
While providing information, Preeti Sukhija, Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Ludhiana, informed that the paralegal volunteers of DLSA, with the help of officials of District Administration and NGOs are providing ration to the needy persons to ensure that no person sleeps hungry at night. She informed that the paralegal volunteers are also providing all possible support to needy persons in different areas of subdivisions Jagraon, Khanna, Samrala and Payal.
Sukhija has appealed that any person, woman, child, senior citizen are suffering from domestic violence during the ongoing curfew/lockdown, then they can contact at toll-free number 1968, and assured timely support to them. She said that for free legal aid, residents of district Ludhiana can also contact the District Legal Services Authority Ludhiana at phone number 0161-2400051 or Punjab State Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar, at toll-free number 1968.
She also informed that for any support related to ration or some other during ongoing curfew/lockdown, then people can contact at toll-free number 112 or 1905 of the Punjab government and the residents of the district Ludhiana can contact at phone numbers 01612403500, 01612405200, 01612405400 or 0161-2405700 of district administration.