Sopore : The KLC Kanooni Imdad Club (Pro Bono), established under the Nyaya Bandhu Programme of the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government, of India, was on Saturday inaugurated at the Kashmir Law College.
In a statement issued on Saturday the Club said that it’s goal is to disseminate legal awareness among the underrepresented sections of society, besides the club will provide legal assistance camps/clinics, legal consultancy and legal aid services to poor and disadvantageous sections of the society and the Pro Bono advocates will assist the club in attaining its goals.
“It brings me immense pleasure to have been designated as the nodal officer of the Kanooni Imdad club (Pro Bono) at Kashmir Law College, as it is the only legal institution in north India that has been invited to be the part of the programme. As a nodal officer, I am ecstatic about this project and our club is determined to make this project a success.,” said Yahya Ibrahim, Nodal Office, Nyaya Bandhu Programme at Kashmir Law College Srinagar in the above quoted statement. A community legal care and literacy cell has been established at Kashmir Law College under the banner of Kanooni Imdad Pro Bono Club to ensure that impoverished people of society have convenient access to justice.
On this occasion Adv. Touseef Hamid (Advocate Kanooni Imdad Club) said, ‘the Pro Bono Club will ensure that improvised people have easy access to justice”. Adv. Syed Goussia Tabasum (Advocate Kanooni Imdad Club) while sharing her insights, said, “Nowadays justice is too expensive for those who can’t avail it, a financialconstraints should never make anyone handicapped to avail justice and through this initiative of ministry of law justice we can ensure that no one will be left behind, regardless of their social and economic circumstances.” Tabasum Wani, Secretary District Legal Service Authority Ganderbal, (Sub-Judge Ganderbal) inaugurated the KLC Kanooni Imdad Club. The Inaugural Ceremony was also graced by The Pro Bono Club Advocates Adv. Syed Goussia Tabasum, Adv. Touseef Hamid, Adv. Tahir Ahmad Mir, Adv. Aijaz Sidiq. The advocates also shared their insights about legal profession and Role of advocates in Pro Bono cases.