ANN News Desk
Srinagar, May 13: A total number of 7332 matters were taken up for their amicable settlement, out of which 6611 matters were settled. Besides, an amount of over Rs. 19.67 crore was realized in total in the settlement.
Cases for settlement included cases of Civil, Criminal Compoundable, Cheque bounce, Bank matters, MACT, Land Compensation, Matrimonial, Electricity and Pre-litigation matters. Further, Pre-litigation matters were taken up, which included PDD matters, bank recovery matters, PHE cases, Social Welfare Schemes, Labour, Revenue, Matrimonial disputes, land disputes, BSNL cases, municipality cases and other Government schemes etc.
The Lok Adalat was organized under the Chairmanship of District and Principal Sessions Judge Budgam Khalil Ahmad Choudhary.
“Under the insightful directions of Justice N. Kotiswar Singh Chief Justice of High Court of J&K and Ladakh, Patron in Chief JKLSA , Justice Tashi Rabstan, Executive Chairman, 2nd National Lok Adalat was organized in District Budgam,” said spokesperson.
He added that the National Lok Adalat was inaugurated by Khalil Ahmad Choudhary Principal District & Sessions Judge who is also the Chairman District Legal Services Authority Budgam.
“Each Court had identified cases for the Lok Adalat beforehand and same were placed before different nine benches constituted by DLSA Budgam for settlement in National Lok Adalat,” he said.