National Lok Adalat on Sept 9

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Sep 2017 11:05:54


Staff Reporter,

“STATE Legal Services Authority (SLSA) has pursued insurance companies to give their consent in the upcoming fourth National Lok Adalat to be organised on September 9,” informed member Secretary, State Legal Services Authority, Bharat Bhushan Shrivastava, while addressing a press conference on Wednesday.

National Legal Services Authority under visionary leadership of Administrative Judge, Madhya Pradesh High Court, Justice S K Seth and Executive Chairman, State Legal Services Authority, will be organising National Lok Adalat on September 9 from High Court level to Tehsil courts. He said officials of banks, insurance companies have been asked that case related to bank recovery disputes (including those which would fall under Section 138 of NI Act) can be taken up at pre-litigation stage and matters which have potential to go to courts in a very short time can be taken up before National Lok Adalat.

Advocates on panels of various banks informed that related to Criminal Compoundable Offence NI Act cases under Section 138, Bank Recovery Cases, MACT cases, Matrimonial Disputes, Labour Disputes cases, Land Acquisition cases, Electricity and Water Bills, Services matters relating to pay and allowances and retiral benefits, Revenue cases, Other civil cases (rent, easmentary rights, injunctions suits, specific performance suits) etc cases (pre-litigation and pending) shall be taken up for settlement in aforesaid National Lok Adalat to be organised on September 9.

He said cases pending in courts of District Headquarters and Tehsils shall be taken and settled through negotiation, mediation or conciliation in the said Lok Adalat. As pending cases are resolved through negotiation, mutual consensus, there is always win win situation, where no side involved in litigation would lose. Over 99,576 cases of different kinds have been registered for pre-litigations, 1,80,180 pending cases have been referred from various courts and 2,79,756 compoundable cases have been referred to be taken up during upcoming National Lok Adalat.

Any person or litigant interested in settlement of his case /dispute in Adalat can file an application in the concerned court one day before National Lok Adalat. Deputy Secretary, SLSA, Anand Kumar Tiwari, Shrikailash Shukla, Legal Assistant Officer, Poonam Tiwari, Rajesh Kumar Saxena, Manish Kaushik were present on the occasion.