The next National Lok Adalat is scheduled to be held across Jammu and Kashmir on 8 December 2018.

According to Yash Paul Bourney, District & Sessions Judge and Member Secretary J&K State Legal Services Authority (JKSLSA), the litigant parties, who wish to get their cases listed in the next Lok Adalat, are advised to contact the Registrar Judicial/Secretary High Court Legal Services Committee/ Chairpersons of District Legal Services Authorities/ Tehsil Legal Services Committees/Presiding Officers of the courts concerned where-ever their cases are pending or they intend to bring in as pre-litigation matters.

Bourney said10528 cases were disposed ofand an amount of Rs17.83 Crore was awarded as compensation settlement amount in cases of various descriptions in the National Lok Adalat convened last Saturday across the State. He saidthese included Bank Recovery cases, Criminal Compoundable cases, Electricity Cases, Land Disputes, MACT Cases, Matrimonial, Ni Act cases, Revenue Cases, Service Matters, Water Bills, Labour Disputes and others.

The National Loka Adalat was held under the Patronage of Justice Gitta Mittal, Chief Justice High Court of J&K, Patron-in-Chief J&K State Legal Services Authority and under the guidance of Justice Alok Aradhe, Executive Chairman J&K State Legal Services Authority and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Member National Legal Services Authority and Chairman High Court Legal Services Committee.

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