144 cases settled in Lok Adalat

Lok Adalat in progress at Poonch on Saturday.
Lok Adalat in progress at Poonch on Saturday.

Excelsior Correspondent
Poonch, Nov 16: A Lok Adalat organized today in District Court Poonch, in which Judicial Officers, Bar Members, litigants and general public participated.
While starting Lok Adalat Chairman DLSA Poonch Madan Lal (Pr. Distt. & Sessions Judge) highlighted the positive aspects of Lok Adalat and described it as the need of the hour and stressed upon general public to come forward to take benefit of these Lok Adalat.
Two benches were constituted. First bench was presided by Madan Lal Chairman DLSA (Pr. Distt &Sessions Judge) Poonch and assisted by Javed Rana (Secretary DLSA) D.M.M (T) Poonch. Second Bench was presided by Som Lal CJM (Chairman TLSC Haveli Poonch).
A total 156cases were taken up in today’s Lok Adalat including civil, criminal and other cases. Out of these 144 cases were settled by all the above mentioned Benches by way of mediation, Conciliation and compromise. In 32 Criminal cases, one civil case was also decided.