ITANAGAR, May 14: The second National Lok Adalat conducted in various courts of the state on Saturday, disposed off over 193 cases out of 1,271 listed cases and an amount of one crore twenty seven lakh were collected as settlement amount.
The lok adalat was conducted by Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA) under the aegis of National Legal Services Authority (NLSA).
National Lok Adalat is conducted quarterly every year in numerous courts of the country, where the disputes and cases that are pending in a court or are at pre-litigation stage are compromised or settled in an amicable manner.
Lok Adalat is one of the alternate dispute redressal mechanism. It is conducted to lessen the burden of the courts by settling the long pending cases in a speedy manner. It is speedy and cost effective which can give immense relief to the parties (the litigants).
The lok adalats in the state were held at the Itanagar permanent bench of Gauhati High Court here, District & Session Courts of Tezu, Bomdila, Yupia, Pasighat, Khonsa, the Additional District & Session Court Basar, Chief Judicial Magistrate Courts of Roing, Yupia, Seppa, Aalo, Pasighat, Ziro, Changlang, Daporijo and Judicial Magistrate First Class Courts of Longding, Namsai, Yupia, Khonsa, Tawang, Yingkiong, Pangin, Palin comprising 23 benches.
The CJM Aalo also conducted the lok adalat via virtual platform.
The next national lok adalat would be organised on August 13 next.