‘High Court Mega Lok Adalat' concludes

It's an era of speedy justice at an affordable cost, said Justice G.S. Singhvi, Judge, Supreme Court of India, at the closing ceremony of the three-day ‘High Court Mega Lok Adalat' here on Saturday.

Video-conference

Referring to the first-ever Lok Adalat held through video-conferencing from Hyderabad by hearing cases in Chittoor court a couple of days back, which was ‘telecast' on the occasion, Justice Singhvi suggested to send the compact disc to other states for implementation there.

He lauded the initiative to reach judiciary to the doorsteps of the common man through LA and called it ‘speedy justice to the litigant public at an affordable cost'.

High Court Chief Justice Madan B.Lokur said in tune with the objective of ensuring justice to the innocent public, a ‘Prajavani' programme would be launched at Chittoor on April 2, reacting to a request from the Collector Solomon Arokiaraj. Mr.Arokiaraj was asked to identify suitable land to develop modern court complexes in various towns.

Lauded

High Court Chief Justice also appreciated the services of the para-legal volunteers.

High Court judge and Chairman of HC Legal Services Committee Justice V.Eswaraiah said the Lok Adalat helped settle 41 cases pertaining to 83 persons with relief worth Rs.1.25 crore in Tirupati and 75 cases of 163 litigants involving Rs.1.93 crore in Chittoor.

Relief

Relief in the form of cheques was distributed to the beneficiaries.

Chittoor District LSA Chairman L.Ravibabu, High Court LSA secretary P.Mohan Rao, Mandal LSA Chairman B.Ravindrababu, judge T.Eswara Rao, Superintendent of Police J.Prabhakar Rao, Bar Association Presidents D.Prabhakar (Tirupati) and B.Surendra Kumar (Chittoor) took part.


  • A ‘Prajavani' programme will be launched at Chittoor on April 2: Chief Justice Madan B.Lokur

  • Collector asked to identify suitable land to develop modern court complexes in various towns