Thursday, 30 January 2020

Quarterly Meeting of District Legal Services Authority Held

By 121 News

SAS Nagar,30th Jan, 2020:- The District and Sessions Judge cum Chairman District Legal Services Authority, S. A. S. Nagar Rajinder Singh Rai here today presided over a quarterly meeting of the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), S. A. S. Nagar at the Judicial Complex, Sector -76.

The meeting saw various issues coming up for detailed discussion. The total number of cases in which legal aid has been provided until the quarter ending on December, 2019 is 299. Furthermore, the National Lok Adalat would be held on 8-2-2020.

It was also decided in the meeting to widely publicize the free legal aid schemes of the DLSA through all the media platforms besides asking the SSP to sensitize the SHOs and Investigating Officers to refer cases for mediation to the DLSA and also intimating whenever any advocate is required. 

It was also decided to ask the office of the Deputy Commissioner to instruct BDPOs/Panchayat Secretaries/Sarpanches to assist in organizing the seminars and legal awareness camps to be held by the DLSA, S. A. S. Nagar. 

Among other dignitaries present on the occasion included the ADJ-1, S. A. S. Nagar Rajnish Garg, Chief Judicial Magistrate, S. A. S. Nagar Deepika, ADC (D) Aashika Jain,  SP (D) Harmandeep Singh Haans, President District Bar Association Manpreet Singh Chahal and District Attorney Sanjeev Batra.

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