June 16, 2024

4th National Lok Adalat held at Budgam, 449 matters settled

4th National Lok Adalat held at Budgam, 449 matters settled

Budgam, Dec 10 (GNS): Under the insightful directions of Justice N. Kotiswar Singh The Chief Justice of High Court of J&K and Ladakh, Patron in Chief JKLSA and Mr. Justice Tashi Rabstan, Executive Chairman, 4th National Lok Adalat was organized today in District Court Complex Budgam and Taluka Courts of District Budgam.

The National Lok Adalat was inaugurated by Mr. Khalil Ahmad Choudhary Principal District & Sessions Judge (Chairman District Legal Services Authority) Budgam, at District Court Complex Budgam at 10:30 A.M. Each Court had identified cases for Lok Adalat beforehand and same were placed before Seven (07) different benches constituted by DLSA Budgam for their settlement in National Lok Adalat. Two special benches were constituted for labour and social welfare matters.

Nevertheless, Bench No. 1, comprised of Mr. Khalil Ahmad Choudhary (Pr. Distt. & Sessions Judge Budgam) and Ms. Farah Bashir (Munsiff JMIC Budgam), Bench No. 2 comprised of Mr. Aijaz Ahmad Khan (Additional District and Sessions Judge Budgam) and Mr. Sheikh Gowher (Spl. Mobile Magistrate Budgam), Bench No. 3 comprised of Mr. Noor Mohammad Mir (Chief Judicial Magistrate Budgam) and Advocate Javid Ahmad Mir (Panel Lawyer DLSA Budgam), Bench No. 4 comprised of Mr. Mir Wajahat (Sub Judge Chadoora) and Mr. Tajamul Islam (Panel Lawyer TLSC Chadoora), Bench No. 5 comprised of Ms. Uzma Amin (Munsiff JMIC Chadoora) and Ms. Nusrat Nabi (Panel Lawyer TLSC Chadoora), Bench No. 6 Comprised of Ms. Massarat Jabeen (Munsiff JMIC Magam) In-charge (Additional Special Mobile Magistrate, Beerwah) and Mr. Mohammad Yaqoob (Panel Lawyer TLSC Magam). Bench No. 7 comprised of Ms. Fakhar un Nissa (Munsiff JMIC Chararisharief) and Mr. N.A Mashooq (President, Bar Association Chararisharief) Bench No. 8 Comprised of Mr. Ubaid ul Khazir (District Social Welfare Officer Budgam) and Mr. Mushtaq Ahmad Parray (Tehsil Social Welfare Officer Budgam) ) Bench No. 9 Comprised of Mr. Zamir Ali (Assistant Labour Commissioner Budgam) and Mr. Farooq Ahmad (Labour Inspector Budgam). Cases for settlement included cases of Civil, Criminal Compoundable, Cheque bounce, Bank matters, MACT, Land Compensation, Matrimonial, Electricity and Pre-litigation matters.

Further, Pre-litigation matters were taken up, which included PDD matters, bank recovery matters, PHE cases, Social Welfare Schemes, Labour, Revenue, Matrimonial disputes, land disputes, BSNL cases, municipality cases and other Government schemes etc.

Nonetheless, a total number of 788 matters were taken up for their amicable settlement, out of which 449 matters were settled. Besides, an amount of Rs.9,13,53,115/- was realized in total in the settlement. (GNS)


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