3126 cases settled at Poonch Lok Adalat

3126 cases settled at Poonch Lok Adalat

POONCH, DECEMBER 11: The Poonch National Lok Adalat today settled 3126 cases of different nature taken up by eight benches.

Organised on the direction of the Supreme Court and High Court of J&K here at District Court Complex, the Lok dalat witnessed participation of Judicial Officers, Bar Members, Bank Employees, litigants and general public.

At the outset, Chairman DLSA, Ashok Kumar Shavan (Pr. Distt. & Sessions Judge) highlighted the positive aspects of Lok Adalat and described it as the need of the hour.

Against a total 3382 cases taken up in the Lok Adalat including civil, criminal, MACT, Bank Recovery, Pre-Litigation and other cases, 3126 were settled by way of Mediation, Conciliation and compromise.

In MACT, 15 cases were settled, 104 Criminal cases, 46 civil cases were also decided and an amount of Rs. 11041107/- was settled.