Shimla: National Lok Adalat will be held in all the Courts of Himachal Pradesh on 23rdNovember by the H.P. High Court Legal Services Committee, all District Legal Services Authorities and Sub-Divisional Legal Services Authorities in the State of H.P. under the auspices of National Legal Services Authority and H.P. State Legal Services Authority, Shimla.
Around 19414 cases have been identified for taking up in the National Lok Adalat throughout the State. Apart from this, 18 benches have been constituted in the High Court only to take up around 1500 cases identified in the High Court.
The National Lok Adalat is being organized in all the Courts throughout the Country by the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) under the able guidance of Hon’ble Mr. Justice P. Sathasivam, Chief Justice of India and Patron-in-Chief, NALSA and under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Mr. Justice G.S. Singhvi.
In this series, the H.P. State Legal Services Authority, under the able guidance of its Executive Chairman Hon’ble Mr. Justice D.D. Sud, is also organizing the National Lok Adalat at all levels with a view to reduce the number of pending cases in the State and resolving them on the basis of agreement between the parties.
Compoundable criminal cases, cases under the Negotiable Instruments Act, Motor Accidents, Compensation Act, Matrimonial and family cases, Labour disputes, Land Acquisition cases and Civil cases will be taken up for disposal at the Lok Adalat.