Kupwara: In pursuance to the calendar of NALSA and under immediate supervision of J&K LSA, District Legal Services Authority Kupwara organised a National Lok Adalat across District Kupwara in which a total number of 5 benches were constituted for taking up 598 cases of all nature.
At District Head Quarter Kupwara 03 benches were constituted out of which one bench was presided over by Shazia Tabasum Chairperson District Legal Services Authority Kupwara along with Altaf Ahmad Mir Munsiff JMIC Kupwara, another bench was presided over by Sh. Khem Raj Sharma Additional District & Sessions Judge P.O Fast Track Court Kupwara along with Advocate Shafiq Ahmad Shah, Bar President Bar Association Kupwara, and another bench was presided over by Manzoor Ahmad Khan Sub-Judge Kupwara/ Secretary DLSA Kupwara along with Vice bar President Kupware similarly benches were constituted at Headquarters of Handwara for disposal of cases through amicable means.
Out of the total cases taken up in before all the benches in the National Lok Adalat, 349 cases were settled on spot and 80,69,000/= amount was awarded by intervention of the benches and by participation of the lawyers and litigants.
Lawyers and litigants participating in the National Lok Adalat expressed their joy in early disposal of the cases through mutual settlement and appreciated the arrangements of the National Lok Adalat. (KDC)