7515 cases settled in the National Lok Adalat.
CHANDIGARH—In National Lok Adalat held here on Saturday a total of 7515 cases were disposed off by the benches of serving judicial officers constituted in the New District Courts Complex, Sector 43, Chandigarh. The cases also included 21 Criminal Compoundable case involving an amount of Rs.29,020/-, 770 cases under Section 138 of N.I. Act involving an amount of Rs.8,20,80,467/-, 05 cases of Bank Recovery involving amount of Rs.16,94,490/-,
32 Motor Accident Claim cases involving an amount of Rs.2,90,55,500/-, 34 Matrimonial/Family Disputes, 134 Civil Suits and Rent Cases involving an amount of Rs.1,42,51,185/-, 61 Executions involving an amount of Rs.85,68,542/-, 04 Criminal Revision, 16 Crl. Misc. involving amount of Rs.3,53,222/-, 23 Civil Misc. involving amount of Rs.26,02,110/-, 93 Arbitration cases, 9 Civil/Rent Appeals, 26 cases of 125 Cr.P.C., 18 case of D.V. Act, 34 Shop Act Case involving fine of Rs.11,83,100/-, 7 Criminal Appeals involving amount of Rs.2,12,000/- 11 cases of Guardian Act, 47 Untrace cases and 34 Municipal Matters involving amount of Rs.1,500/- were settled, 6167 Traffic Challans were also disposed of by imposing a fine of Rs.4,48,200/-.
Besides 41 cases involving an amount of Rs.80,64,946/- were disposed of by Permanent Lok Adalat (Public Utility Services), 36 pre-litigative cases involving an amount of Rs.20,69,993/-, 21 Labour Dispute Cases involving an amount of Rs.24,07,335/-.
National Lok Adalat was organized 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.
Further additionally in the Consumer Court the National Lok Adalat was held. In the State Consumer Commission total number of 41 cases were taken up, of which 29 cases were disposed, in the District Commission (I & II) total number of 86 cases were taken up, of which 51 cases were disposed.
7515 cases settled in the National Lok Adalat
Further as per directions of Mr. Justice Jaswant Singh, Executive Chairman, State Legal Services Authority, UT Chandigarh as part of National Lok Adalat, a Special Jail Lok Adalat was held on 09.09.2021 in the premises of Model Jail Chandigarh. In the said Special Jail Lok Adalat total number of 81 cases were taken up and 59 cases were disposed.
Mr. Justice Jaswant Singh, Executive Chairman, State Legal Services Authority, Mr Gurbir Singh, District & Sessions Judge, Chandigarh, Mr Puneesh Jindia, Member Secretary, State Legal Services Authority, U.T, Chandigarh and Mr Ashok Kumar Mann, Secretary, District Legal Service 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.