DLSA core groups visit relief camps for firing victims


Asks administration to speed up relief measures

mohd.yaqoob mirJAMMU:  In compliance to the directions of Mr. Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, Acting Chief Justice and Patron-in-Chief J&K State Legal Services Authority, Chairpersons of District Legal Services Authorities (Pr. District & Session Judges) of Jammu, Kathua and Samba, constituted Core Groups headed by Judicial Officers of concerned districts in terms of “Scheme for Legal Services to Disaster Victims through Legal Services Authorities” who coordinated with district administration of their respective districts for timely evacuation of firing victims to the temporary shelter camps (relief camps) opened at Hiranagar, Marheen, Chak-Haria, Nagial and Chan Khan Khatrain at district Kathua, and Shri Chichi Mata Ji Temple at district Samba, and for smooth distribution of relief materials to the victims of Border Firing.

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The Core Groups visited the relief camps and directed the concerned district administration on spot, to assess the damage caused to life and property of firing victims so that the cases for disbursement of relief are processed expeditiously.

Besides, temporary Legal Aid Clinic was also opened at village Londi in Kathua district where Para Legal Volunteers were deputed to hear the grievances of firing victims and forward the same to the district administration for redressal.