The District Judge, K Siva Prasad said that 2,182 cases were solved at the Mega Lok Adalat held on February 4 and 5, standing first in the state in the number of cases solved.
The District Judge, Siva Prasad speaking at the inauguration of the Mega Lok Adalat at the district court complex in Anantapur, said that the huge success of the Lok Adalat conducted in February 2012 had spurred them on to better the effort.
He informed that the Lok Adalats were an ideal way of solving small and petty cases, which could otherwise be solved mutually also and added that such cases which were solved mutually between the petitioners, were eligible for receiving the court fees deposited by them.
At the inauguration, retired high court judge, M Ranga Reddy said that it was the responsibility of the government to increase the number of courts on demographic basis and fill up all the vacant posts to ensure that the principle of not delaying justice is observed.
He appealed to all those judges at the function and the District Legal Services Authority and District Judge, K Siva Prasad to conduct awareness camps in rural areas to create awareness amongst the people of their rights and laws that exist in the country.
On the other hand, the District Superintendent of Police, Shah Nawaz Qasim, who also attended the function said that happiness in a family was the most important in serving to the interests of a vibrant and peaceful societal structure and said solving cases by mutual understanding ensured no tensions between the petitioners.
This, he said, would allow the police to concentrate on strategic policing negating any anti social activities of criminals.
The District Collector V Durga Das appreciating the efforts being put in by the legal fraternity promised them all the support that would be sought from the district administration and asked the district judge to extend leagl awareness camps to the rural areas of the district.
The function was attended by Secretary of the District legal Services authority, M hemalatha besides 1st and 3rd additional District Judges - K.V.Vijaya Kumar and Chalapati - besides judges Satya Vani, Bhavani and Radha Rani.