Dimapur, August 14: The District Legal Services Authority, Wokha conducted orientation training for 21 para legal volunteers (PLVs) on August 13-14 in the DC’s conference hall Wokha.
Nino Iralu, District & Sessions Judge cum chairperson, District Legal Services Authority, Wokha asked the para legal volunteers to work in close tandem with the legal services institution and the Government departments in ameliorating the lot of poor and disadvantages sections of the society.
Mhathung Tsanglao, ADC Wokha encouraged the PLVs to work as ambassadors of peace in the society, working in direction to empower the weak, underprivileged and marginalized sections of the society.
Trainers Khrievono Seletsu, Judicial Magistrate, First Class cum secretary WDLSA, Limhathung Ezung, legal aid counsel, Sunjib Rana, retainer lawyer, KDLSA and Meribemo Lotha, retainer lawyer WDLSA and Shanchobeni P Lotha, project assistant WDLSA and Wobenthung Patton, superintendent, Observation Home, imparted training as resource persons to the PLVs and made them aware of the role and working of para legals, to provide legal services and awareness to the masses with Juvenile Justice System, NALSA Schemes, women & law, Legal Services Authority Act 1987, benefits of Lok Adalats and implementation of various Government schemes.
(Page News Service)