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Law students on legal literacy drive
Published on 5 Jul. 2011 12:30 AM IST
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Kohima Law College would be conducting legal literacy and awareness campaign in eight colleges within Kohima district from second week of July.
The campaign would be conducted by 6th Semester students of Law College in collaboration with Nagaland Legal Services Association and Nagaland Voluntary Consumers’ Organization.
Additional district and session judge and secretary of NLSA, Mayang Lima, while launching the legal literacy and awareness campaign, apprised the students on various legal rights guaranteed to citizens. He urged the students to ascertain that citizens were not denied of their rights.
On legal rights, some key points mentioned by him included free legal aid to the poor, offence of dowry System, motor accidents claim tribunal, importance of Lok Adalats, Right to Information Act of 2005, and also highlighted on activities taken up by the NLSA.
General secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Nagaland Branch, Zakie Kire, while talking on sanitation, said it was time for civilized citizens to accept their responsibility and contribute voluntarily towards sanitation in the state. He advocated on the importance of voluntary cleanliness drive.
Short talks on First Information Report (FIR), Right to Education (RTE) and Care and Protection of Children (juvenile) were deliberated by Obangmenla Jamir, W. Bangkai Konyak and Imtiyachetla Longchar, students of Law College.
Earlier, Kezhokhoto Savi, lecturer KLC and president of NVCO delivered the keynote address while songs were presented by Chubatola and Neiteo Koza.

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