Ganderbal: District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal organized National Lok-Adalat today on 11 September 2021, under the able guidance of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ali Mohammad Magray, Hon’ble Executive Chairman J&K Legal Services Authority and under the Chairmanship of Ms. Shazia Tabasum Chairperson District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal.
The function was inaugurated at Court Complex Ganderbal by Chairperson District Legal Services Authority (Principal District and Sessions Judge), Ganderbal Ms. Shazia Tabasum in presence of Secretary District Legal Services Authority, Ganderbal, Ms. Tabasum.
Four benches were constituted for the amicable settlement of cases, wherein First Bench was presided over by Ms. Shazia Tabasum Chairperson District Legal Services Authority, Ganderbal and Ms. Tabasum Secretary District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal as Bench Member, the Second Bench was presided by “Ms. Umi Kulsoom” Chief Judicial Magistrate Ganderbal and Adv S.M Mustehseen as Bench Member, the Third Bench was presided by Ms. Fakhur Un Nissa Additional Special Mobile Magistrate Ganderbal and Advocate Ms. Chesfeeda as Bench Member, the Fourth Bench was presided by Shri Kartar Singh Munsiff/JMIC Kangan and Advocate Jamal Ud Din as Bench member in Munsiff Court Complex Kangan.
“Ms Tabasum” Secretary District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal made all arrangements and preparations for the said National Lok Adalat.
Overall 584 cases were taken up for settlement out of which 355 cases were amicably settled/Compromised on spot. Rs.27750/-(Rupees twenty seven thousand seven hundred and fifty only) was recovered as fine for violations under different statutes, Rs.60,43,983/-(Rupees sixty lakh forty three thousand nine hundred eighty three only) was awarded as Bank recovery amount, in other civil cases an amount of Rs 10,54,546/- was settled and Rs 24,50,000/-( Rupees twenty four lakh fifty thousand only) was awarded in MACT cases.