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1644 cases disposed off in the National Lok Adalat

YS RANA | May 15, 2022 09:10 AM

CHANDIGARH: Total 1644 cases were disposed off in the National Lok Adalat held here on Saturday by the benches of serving Judicial Officers constituted in New District Courts Complex, Sector 43, Chandigarh.

The cases included eight Criminal Compoundable case involving an amount of Rs.1, 000/-, 713 cases under Section 138 of N.I. Act involving an amount of Rs.1, 94, 31, 388/-, 14 Motor Accident Claim cases involving an amount of Rs.1, 13, 90, 000/-, 29 Matrimonial/Family Disputes, 144 Civil Suits and Rent Cases involving an amount of Rs.1, 99, 10, 144/-, 66 Executions involving an amount of Rs.68, 36, 932/-, 05 Criminal Revision, 22 Crl. Misc. involving amount of Rs.10, 000/-, 29 Civil Misc. involving amount of Rs.1, 36, 25, 037/-, 74 Arbitration cases, 11 Civil/Rent Appeals, 24 cases of 125 Cr.P.C. involving an amount of Rs.51, 06, 000/-, 26 case of D.V. Act, 34 Untrace cases, 85 Municipal Matter, 21 cases of Registrar of Companies Act/Shop Act involving an amount of Rs.6, 09, 100/-, 10 Criminal Appeals involving amount of Rs.33, 00, 000/-, 05 cases of Guardian Act, 324 Traffic Challans were also disposed of by imposing a fine of Rs.2, 64, 350/-.

Besides, 473 cases involving an amount of Rs.7, 99, 068/- were disposed of by Permanent Lok Adalat (Public Utility Services), 98 pre-litigative cases involving an amount of Rs.15, 50, 576/- and 45 Cases involving an amount of Rs.5, 00, 47, 975/- were disposed of by 03 Benches of State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission..

Ms. Justice Ritu Bahri, Executive Chairman, State Legal Services Authority, Mr Gurbir Singh, District and Sessions Judge, Chandigarh, Mr Surender Kumar, Member Secretary, State Legal Services Authority, U.T, Chandigarh and Mr Ashok Kumar Mann, CJM-cum-Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh thanked for making this Lok Adalat a success and further appealed to resolve their disputes through the Lok Adalats as it provides quick and economical justice.

The National Lok Adalat was held under the aegis of National Legal Services Authority, the State Legal Services Authority alongwith District Legal Services Authority, U.T., Chandigarh.Necessary directions regarding safety of litigants, staff and Judicial officers of the Court during the current situation of pandemic issued by the competent authority have been adhered to.

Fifteen benches headed by the serving Judicial Officers were constituted in the District Courts, Sector-43, Chandigarh. Criminal Compoundable cases, cases under Section 138 of N.I. Act, Bank Recovery cases, MACT Cases, Matrimonial Disputes, Labour Disputes, Arbitration matters, other Civil Cases, Municipal Matters and Traffic Challans were taken up and disposed off with the consent of the parties.

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