DLSAs inaugurate Legal Literacy Clubs in schools

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KOHIMA, September 28: District Legal Services Authorities (DLSAs) of Mokokchung, Wokha, Dimapur, Zunheboto, Longleng, Kohima, Kiphire, Phek, Tuensang and Mon inaugurated Legal Literacy Clubs (LLCs) in their respective districts in the month of August and September 2018.
In Mokokchung, the LLCs was inaugurated at Dilong Govt. High School, N.I. Jamir School, Mokokchung Compound Govt. High School, Mayangnokcha Govt Higher Secondary School and Senayangba Govt. Higher Secondary School. In Wokha, at Regimental School DEF Wokha, Govt. Higher Secondary School, Chukidong, JNV Chekitong, Govt. Higher Secondary School Wozhuro and Green Valley School and in Dimapur at Govt. High School School, Diphupar ‘B’, Govt. High School Naharbari, Govt. High School Burma camp, Govt. High School Sarbura and Govt. High School Lengrijan.
In Zunheboto at Govt. Higher Secondary School Aghunato, Shovishe Memorial High School, Atoizu Govt. Higher Secondary School, Govt. Higher Secondary School Akuluto and Govt. Higher Secondary School Satakha and in Longleng at Vision Vale School (Pvt), Govt. High School, Nyengching, Christian High School (Pvt), Mt. Carmel School (Pvt) and St. Joseph School (Pvt).
In Kohima at Govt. High School Upper Chandmari, John Govt. Hr. Sec School Viswema and Sechu Zubza Govt. High School, in Kiphire at Govt. Higher Secondary School, Amahator Town, Govt. Higher Secondary School, Phelungre Village, Govt. Yangphi School, Kiphire Town, Cambridge High School (Pvt) and El-Beth High School, Kiphire (Pvt), in Phek at Govt. High School, Chozuba and Govt. High School, Chetheba.
In Tuensang LLCs it was inaugurated at Loyem Memorial High School, Govt. High School Chaba and Govt. High School, Hakushang and in Mon at Govt. Higher Secondary School, Mon Town.
The LLCs were equipped with computer, printer, furniture and books for the purpose of running the club activities. More LLCs will be opened at Phek and Peren in the month of September.
The scheme of Legal Literacy Clubs is formed by the National Legal Services Authority with an idea to spread knowledge of the legal rights and duties and to give legal suggestions to the poor and needy for their various problems and for providing Legal Literacy and legal services programmes without causing any detriment to their study curriculum.
In the nation-wide scheme of LLCs comprise of students of Class-IX and above in schools and second year and below in colleges as members and the number of the members are not less than 10 and not exceeding 25. The club run under the guidance of a teacher called “Teacher-in-charge” to be nominated by the headmaster/principal in association with the National Service Scheme (NSS) and under the overall supervision of the headmaster / principal of the respective high school/college. (Page News Service)