Monday, May 10, 2021

DDLSA conducts legal awareness

DIMAPUR, June 21: Dimapur District Legal Services Authority (DDLSA) in collaboration with Sisterhood Network conducted legal awareness on various topics at Community Hall, Aoyimti Village on Thursday.
Speaking on ‘objective of legal aid services’, Rokovitsu Khate, Panel Lawyer DDLSA appraised that the objectives of legal aid services to give justice to one and all by providing free legal services to the weaker sections of the society. He also briefly highlighted on Lok Adalat and the person entitled to get free legal aid.
Speaking on domestic violence, Moatila, Panel Lawyer DDLSA asserted that abusing of women economically, virtually, emotionally comes under domestic violence. She pointed out that physical abuse and virtual abusive also amount to same offence.
On Right to Information, Yambemo Ngullie, Panel Lawyer DDLSA explained on how to file RTI, the stipulated period of filing and receiving the reply of RTI and the hierarchical order to file an RTI for any information in governmental institutions.
Sangto Longchar, Panel Lawyer DDLSA highlighted on consumers rights.
Summing up the programme, Ajongba Imchen, Chief Judicial Magistrate and Secretary DDLSA explained on how legal aid could be availed by common people. He also highlighted on the main purpose of organizing legal awareness seminar which is our constitutional rights.
(Page News Service)