DLSA Srinagar organizes Special Lok Adalat on traffic challans, electricity bills

Srinagar: Under the aegis of J&K Legal Services Authority, District Legal Services Authority, Srinagar organized a Special Lok Adalat on traffic challans and electricity bills on Saturday as part of its Action Plan for the month of June.
The said Lok Adalat was held under the insightful directions of Hon’ble Justice N. Kotiswar Singh , the Chief Justice of High Court of J&K and Ladakh, Patron in Chief JKLSA &  Hon’ble Justice Tashi Rabstan, Executive Chairman, J&K LSA and under the supervision of Mr. Jawad Ahmed, Chairman DLSA Srinagar.            The main aim of the Special Lok Adalat was to provide a platform for amicable settlement of disputes related to traffic challans and electricity bills, thereby reducing the pendency of cases in courts and promoting speedy justice.
Two Benches were constituted , wherein, Ist Bench  was presided over by Mr. Mudasar Farooq ( Spl Mobile Magistrate/ PT&E Magistrate )  Srinagar and Mr. Raja Arshad Hamid (Addl. Spl. Mobile Magistrate) Srinagar, the 2nd Bench was presided over by Ms. Lubna Sultan (Addl. Spl. Mobile Magistrate (13th FC) ) Panthachowk Srinagar & President Bar Association Panthachowk as Bench Member.
During the Lok Adalat, a total of 11204 cases related to traffic challans and electricity bills were taken up for disposal. Out of which 10814 cases were settled amicably & Rs.2,19,200 was awarded as settlement amount  resulting in a significant reduction in the pendency of cases. The Lok Adalat also provided an opportunity to the litigants to settle their disputes in a peaceful and conciliatory manner.

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