National Lok Adalat settles 17 cases; award of 60 Lakhs passed

KISHTWAR, MAY 12- A National Lok Adalat was organized in the District Court Complex Kishtwar on Saturday under the chairmanship of Bala Jyoti, Chairman District Legal Services Authority Kishtwar.

During the event, two benches were constituted to deal with MACT cases, wherein 20 MACT cases were taken up, of which, 17 cases were settled through negotiation, mediation and conciliation and an award of Rs. 60,42204/- was passed and cheques were also disbursed on spot to the victims of accidents/ claimants and deserving litigants.

Judicial Officers, Prosecuting Officer, Public Prosecutor, Bar Members, Petitioners and representatives of Insurance Company besides Litigants and Police Officers attended the lok adalat.