‘Sculpture installed in Family Court will inspire clients to start family life afresh’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 May 2018 12:20:16




Staff Reporter,

Retired judge of Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court, Justice Vasanti Naik inaugurates the sculpture at the premises of Family Court

The sculpture installed in the premises of family court will inspire the clients to come together and start new family life, said Retired judge of Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court, Justice Vasanti Naik while inaugurating the sculpture at the premises of family court, Suyog building on Saturday. Nagpur Family Court, Family Court Bar Association and mediation centre of family court jointly organised public awareness camp on mediation at community hall of family court.

Justice Vasanti Naik appreciated the work and projects implemented by family court. Despite of staff crunch, family court is leading in clearance of number of pending cases, she added. Commissioner of Police, Dr K Venkatesham as the guest of honour on this occasion. He expressed a concern over the rise in family matters in women cell.

Principal Judge of family court, Justice I M Bohari presided over. Justice Bohari stressed on the role of counselling and mediation for settlement of family matters. Clients are saving time and money because of mediation.
Justice and coordinator of mediation centre, Subhash Kafre; President of Family Court Bar Association made introductory remarks.

Adv Sham Ambhore; Secretary, Sharmila Charalwar and Vice President, Adv S.Mujibuddin also shared the dais.
The programme started with presentation of ‘Ek Mutthi Asman,’ a national theme song for mediation produced by National Legal Services Authority (MALSA). The sculpture and mural installed at family court premises were inaugurated by Justice Vasanti Naik and Police Commissioner, Dr K Venkatesham on this occasion. Yadav Sonawane and Kallu Chawariya presented welcome song. A short play ‘Mala Hawet Aai Baba’ was staged during the programmme. Adv Seema Deshpande (Justice), Adv Sham Ambhore (mediator), Dr Shankar Pande (client) and Sangita Pande (counsellor), Adv Ranjana Bhongade and Adv Kshama Bagade (lawyers), Anushree Bhongade (little girl), Preeti Solanki (junior clerk), Yashwant Thawe ( peon) performed the roles in the play. Rekha Katre, marriage counsellor was the writer and director of the play.

Painter Bijay Biswal, sculptor Nikhil Bonde, section engineer of Public Works Department, Rajendra Barai, phorographer Darakh, owner of canteen, Kishore Khobragade and the couples started their new life were felicitated at the hands of guests. Sunita Lankar, marriage counsellor spoke about the vending machine installed at family court.
Marriage counsellor, Rekha Katre and Rashmi Khaparde conducted the proceedings.

Justice Palak Jamadar proposed a vote of thanks. Justice Dr Prashant Agnihotri, court manager, Dr Rasika Kasture; deputy registrar, Mangesh Dongre; superintendent, Vasant Ambone; stenographer, Abhijeet Subhedar;, Khagesh Pinjarkar, Ramesh Soni, PWD Junior Engineer, Rajendra Barai and staff members, employees, lawyers, counsellors, mediators and others were present on this occasion.