Srinagar: About 960 cases of different nature were amicably settled among the litigants in the Kashmir valley, where Rs over 29.50 lakh were recovered, an official spokesman said.
He said that in pursuance to the direction of J&K Legal Services Authority (LSA), a special Lok Adalat was on Saturday organized at District Court Complex Moominabad Srinagar under the Chairmanship of Abdul Rashid Malik Principal District and Sessions Judge Srinagar.
During the Special Lok Adalat nine benches were constituted, he said adding Adnan Sayeed Secretary District LSA Srinagar coordinated it.
A total number of 868 cases were taken up for their amicable settlement out of which 735 Cases were settled and an amount of Rs 29, 30,850 was realized as settlement amount.
At Ganderbal district in central Kashmir, a Special Lok Adalat was held by the District LSA Ganderbal for taking up appropriate cases for their amicable settlement.
Three lok Adalat benches had been constituted throughout the district for taking up identified cases for settlement.
A total number of 37 cases were taken up, out of which 20 cases were mutually settled between the parties due to the efforts of the benches.
An amount of Rs 20,000 was realized. The Lok Adalat was organized under the directions and guidance of Chairman District Legal Services Authority, Mohammad Yousuf Wani.
A Special Lok Adalat was held under the Chairmanship of Naseer Ahmad Dar, Chairman District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Principal District & Sessions Judge (PDJ) here at District Court Complex, Anantnag.
The Adalat was convened for amicable settlement of pre-litigation and pending cases under section 138 NI Act, MACT, Matrimonial, Family Disputes, Labour Disputes, Civil Cases, Criminal Cases, Bank Recovery Cases, Electricity, Water Bills and other civil cases.
Similar Lok Adalats were also held in the Subordinate courts at the Tehsil level.
Meanwhile, a Special Lok Adalat was held in District Court Complex Kulgam, under the Chairmanship of Principal District & Sessions Judge Kulgam, Mohammad Ashraf Malik (Chairman District Legal Services Authority Kulgam).
During the Adalat, four Benches were constituted, two at Head quarter and one each at Damhanji Pora and Qazigund.
In Special Lok Adalat 99 cases related to Traffic Challan, Electricity cases, Water bills, family disputes and revenue cases were taken up. Out of which 51 cases were amicably settled.
A special Lok Adalat was held at District Court Complex, Bandipora on Saturday and three benches were constituted on the occasion that took up various cases for settlement.
During the Lok Adalat 198 cases of different nature were taken up for settlement, of which, 150 cases were settled amicably. A settlement amount of Rs 5.39 lac was awarded as compensation on the spot.