FIRST NATIONAL LOK ADALAT OF 2022…
Written by- Preksha jain
The national legal service authorities (NALSA) and the leadership of Mr. Justice Uday Umesh Lalit, Judge, Supreme Court of India & Executive Chairman, NALSA, organised the first ever Lok Adalat of 2022 for all across the 32 states/UTs wherein physical or digital mode.
As per the data available till 4.30 PM yesterday evening,1.38 crores cases were taken up out of which 1.10 crores cases were pre- litigation cases and 28.34 lacs cases were pending cases. Over 40 lakhs cases were disposed off, indicating a huge achievement and success for the Legal Services Authorities.
Mr.justice lalit interacted with all the authorities i.e. the state legal service authorities, district legal service authorities and all the lower ground workers lawyers, officials, interns etc.
Mr. Justice Lalit wanted a quick, accessible and affordable cases solution for the common men so that they can actively participate in the cases.
The session continued for a long time till 4pm in the evening. Mr Justice Lalit looked after the cases related to the local problems, one of the women paralyses, motor accident problems, the cheque bounce problems and some more small issues.
Many criminal compoundable cases, revenue related cases, matrimonial cases were also brought in front of the court, which were solved without the interference of the legal court preceding.
During the day, Mr. Justice Lalit virtually connected and interacted with nearly 40 benches of 16 States & UTs. These States are Manipur, Maharashtra,Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Assam, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
In Chhattisgarh, Municipality of Raipur filed nearly 33,000 pre-litigation cases for recovery of dues related to municipal services.