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1403 cases settled in National Lok Adalat

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Fatehgarh Sahib , 08 Dec 2018

Under the directive of National Legal Services Authority, National Lok Adalat was organized in Fatehgarh Sahib under the guidance and supervision of R. S. Rai, District and Sessions Judge cum Chairman District Legal Services Authority Fatehgarh Sahib. R. S. Rai told that a wide array of cases were taken up in the Lok Adalat, to exemplify; criminal compoundable cases, 138 NIA cases, family matters, labour disputes, civil matters etc.  A total of 13 benches were constituted at Fatehgarh Sahib District, presided over by Sh. R. S. Rai, Ld. District & Sessions Judge, Ms. Navjot Kaur Additional District Judge, Ms. Baljinder Kaur Sidhu Additional District Judge, Ms. Smriti Dhir, Additional District Judge, Sh. Ranjeev Kumar Vishisht, Ld. Additional District & Sessions Judge, FGS, Ms. Vipindeep Kaur, Civil Judge (SD), Ms Neetika Verma CJM, Dr. Gagandeep Kaur, ACJSD, Sh. Himanshu Arora, CJJD,  Sh. Karanvir Singh, CJJD, Sh. Varundeep Chopra, CJJD, Ms. Mehima Bhuler, CJJD and Sh. Inderjit Kaushik, Chairman, Permanent Lok Adalat. Two benches were constituted at Amloh presided over by Sh. Ashish Thathai, SDJM and Ms. Krishnanuja Mittal, JMIC and one in Khamanon presided by Ms Himanshi Galhotra SDJM. The Lok Adalat was a resounding success as 2265    cases, including pre-litigated cases, were taken up for settlement out of which 1403  cases were amicably settled for a total settlement amount of Rs 58255875/- The litigants as well as lawyers actively participated in the Lok Adalat.Sh. Prashant Verma, Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Fatehgarh Sahib said that the major benefits of Lok Adalat are that the court fees paid by the litigant is refundable and the decision passed by the Lok Adalat is final and binding upon the parties. It was appealed by him that litigants should endear themselves to Lok Adalats so to avail cost and time effective and perpetual benefits. 


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