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Jammu and Kashmir State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) organized National Lok Adalat at High Court, District and Tehsil level, across the State.
These courts, during one day, di
sposed off 24854 cases which included 278 MACT cases wherein an amount of Rs 12.84 crores was awarded as compensation and 671 Bank Recovery Cases wherein Rs 10.51 crore was recovered.
R N Wattal, the member secretary of the SLSA said the in High Court wing Jammu two benches were constituted to deal with the cases in the Lok Adalat headed by Justice Bansi Lal Bhat (Retd) and other headed by Justice O P Sharma (Retd).
Chief Justice of the J&K High Court, N Paul Vasanthakumar accompanied by Justice Aloke Arade, inspected the National Lok Adalat at Jammu wing of the High Court and District Court Complex Jammu, and gave the compensation cheques to the victims of Motor Accidents.
At High Court wing Srinagar, the National Lok Adalat was inaugurated by Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, Executive Chairman J&K SLSA in presence of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Chairman High Court Legal Services Committee.
In the Srinagar wing of the High Court only one bench was constituted headed by Justice Hasnain Masoodi (Retd).