6786 case resolved at National Lok Adalat at Noida

Times India Today | : Sep 15,2019 03:57 PM IST

Noida: On Saturday September 14 National Lok Adalat was held at district courts and revenue court. 6786 cases were resolved at these courts. District Legal Services Authority had organized the Lok Adalat on directions from National Legal Services Authority.

Around 5451 cases were resolved at district civil courts At tehsil courts 998 cases were resolved. At pre litigation level Banks,BSNL and NPCL’s 337 cases were resolved.

Three couples were reunited after settlement between both families.District Judge Vishesh Sharma and District Legal Services Authority secretary Meenakshi Sinha brief about the utility of National Lok Adalat.

Under Legal Services Act only Legal Services Authorities at the national, state, district and taluk levels can hold lok adalats. It gives statutory backing to the settlement at lok adalats. The settlement is treated as court decree. Once the case is settled there is no provision for appeal. Lok Adalat results in expeditious settlement and also cuts down the huge litigation costs. Free Legal Services to the weaker sections of the society  are provided by DLSA.

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