4241 case settle in National Lok Adalat

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Ludhiana, December 8, 2018: As per directions issued by National Legal Services Authority, New Delhi and Punjab State Legal Services Authority, S.A.S.Nagar a National Lok Adalat was organized today in Judicial Courts, Ludhiana as well as Sub-Divisions Jagraon, Khanna, Samrala, and Payal under the Chairmanship of Sh.Gurbir Singh, Ld.District and Sessions Judge-cum-Chairman, District Legal Service Authority, Ludhiana.
In this Lok Adalat all type of pre-litigative cases and pending cases especially criminal compoundable cases, cases under section 138 N.I. Act, recovery cases, matrimonial disputes, labour disputes, traffic challans, pre-bargaining cases, bank loan cases and other civil matters were taken up. Total 34 benches were constituted for holding the Lok Adalat under the district and each bench was presided by a Judicial Officer and a senior Advocate as well as a Social Worker were also deputed for the assistance of the Presiding Officer. The benches of Lok Adalat were presided over by Sh. Arunvir Vashishta, Additional District and Sessions Judge, Ludhiana, Sh. Tarantaran Singh Bindra, Additional District and Sessions Judge, Ludhiana, Sh. Avatr Singh Barda, Additional District and Sessions Judge, Ludhiana, Sh. Balwinder Kumar, Additional District and Sessions Judge, Ludhiana, Ms. Sanjeeta, Additional District and Sessions Judge, Ludhiana, Ms. Mandeep Kaur Bedi, Additional District and Sessions Judge, Ludhiana, Sh. Sunil Kumar Arora, Chairman Permanent Lok Adalat (PUS), Ludhiana, Sh. Vikrant Kumar, Civil Judge (Sr. Division), Ludhiana, Sh. Suresh Kumar Goyal, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Ludhiana, Ms. Preeti Sukhija, Additional Civil Judge (Sr. Division), Ludhiana, Ms. Pavleen Singh, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Sh. Jasbeer Singh, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Sh. Gurdashan Singh, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Sh. Jaibir Singh, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Sh. Ankit Airi, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Sh. Ravneet Singh, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Sh. Anoop Singh, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Ms. Manpreet Kaur, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Sh. Bhupinder Mittal, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Sh. Rajinder Singh Teji, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Sh. Manmohan Bhatti, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Sh. Vishav Gupta, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Ms. Ankita Mittal, CJ(JD)-cum-JMIC, Ludhiana, Sh. Pardeep Synghal, Additional Civil Judge (SD), Jagraon, Sh. K.S. Maju, CJJd, Jagraon, Sh. Shaminder Pal Singh, CJJD, Jagraon, Mrs. Sherryl Sohi, CJJD, Jagraon, Ms. Pratima Arora, ACJ(SD),-cum-SDJM, Samrala, Sh. Jagmilap Singh Khushdil, CJJD-cum-JMIC, Samrala, Ms. Riffi Bhatti, CJJD-cum-JMIC, Samrala, Sh. Rahul Garg, ACJM(SD), Khanna, Sh. Neeraj Goyal, CJJD-cum-JMIC, Khanna, Ms. Shivangi Sangar, CJJD-cum-JMIC, Khanna and Sh. Neeraj Kumar Singla, SDJM-cum- Chairman, Payal.
Total 9776 cases were taken up for disposal out of which 4241 cases were settled by amicable settlement of both the parties. Total Award of Rs. 53,31,70,429/- were passed by all the benches.
On this occasion, Sh. Gurbir Singh, Ld. District and Sessions Judge-cum-Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, Ludhiana told that main purpose of this National Lok Adalat is to settle the cases amicably. He further told that the court fee is also refunded in the cases which are settled through Lok Adalat. He further told that with the settlement of cases through Lok Adalat, the money and time is saved and no appeal is lies before any court in those cases.
Ld. District and Sessions Judge-cum-Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, Ludhiana appealed to general public to settle their cases through the medium of Lok Adalat.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018