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Lok adalat in the state disposes 147 cases

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 9/14/2019 10:53:38 AM IST

National Lok Adalat (peoples Court) was observed by the legal services institutions all across the state with the rest of the country on September 14, wherein 11 Lok Adalat sitting benches were constituted by the district legal services authorities in the respective district headquarters.

A press release from Lok Adalat Wing, Nagaland State Legal Services Authority, stated that Lok Adalat  sitting was organized by the High Court legal services committee at  the Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench with justice Nani Tagia as the presiding officers along with the conciliators, Neiko Akami, registrar, Gauhati High Court, Kekhriengulie, assistant advocate general and Kezhokhoto Savi, advocate.

In total, 677 disputes/cases were listed for dealing at the Lok Adalat. After pervasive arbitration, conciliation process and amicable efforts, Lok Adalat was able to resolve and settle  147 disputes and case. Settlement amount was also involved in some cases which in total amounts to Rs. 99,41,305/-  (ninety nine lakhs forty one thousand three hundred five) only. This Settlement Amount is the amount mutually agreed for payment  between the litigants (or) parties who are involved in a dispute where the parties on  arriving at a consensus, the willing amount to settle the disputes for the damaged caused or a  negotiated amount for payment on a claim by a party. 

The pervasive effort made by the High Court judge, district judges, chief judicial magistrate and civil judges who acted as presiding officers and the panel lawyers & advocate as conciliators along with the para legal volunteers who acted as members was highly commendable in bringing  a great success for this Lok Adalat in the State. The officials of the bank of various branch, various insurance companies and institutions were also commended for their enthusiastic approach and amenable participation in the  Lok Adalat, which resulted in quick and inexpensive settlement with a significant number of settlement with better results.

Usually the Lok Adalat sittings are conducted within the premises of the district court buildings and sometimes camp court and mobile Lok Adalat are also organised by district legal services authorities.

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