Dimapur, September 5: The Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA), under the aegis of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), will be conducting the 3rd Quarterly National Lok Adalat (People’s Courts) sitting in all the district headquarters on September 11. This is the 3rd Quarterly National Lok Adalat to be held in 2021-2022.
A total of 11 Lok Adalat Benches at District Court premises will be set up by the District Legal Services Authority (DLSAs).
In this regard, NSLSA Executive Chairman and Judge, Kohima Bench of Guahati High Court, Justice Songkhupchung Serto along with Member Secretary N Longshithung Ezung, NJS recently held meeting with DLSA Chairpersons & Secretaries and directed DLSAs to take steps in advance and hold meeting with bankers, insurance companies among others to formulate strategy before the Lok Adalat.
Further, DLSAs were instructed to take up MACT cases, criminal compoundable cases, Negotiable Instruments Act cases, matrimonial cases on priority for the said Lok Adalat.
Lok Adalat is one of the alternative dispute redressal mechanisms, and a forum where cases pending in the court of law or at pre-litigation stage are settled or compromised speedily and amicably. NLA is held on a quarterly basis and has benefited the citizens with the privilege of settling disputes at free of cost all across the State.
Persons having dispute/cases (pre-litigation and pending) on civil, matrimonial, MACT and petty offence cases to come forward, on the day or submit their disputes before the date at DLSA front offices, District Court building and NSLSA member Secretary Office, DC Office Compound or contact 0370-2290153 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The disposal Data of each DLSAs will be further uploaded on the web portal of the State Authority at nslsa.nagalandgov.in
During the 2nd Quarterly National Lok Adalat held on July 10, 24 matters out of 38 listed disputes/matters/cases in 8 district headquarters with a total settlement amount of Rs. 36,35,776 were settled.
(Page News Service)