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Lok Adalat for vehicle accident claim cases

With over 65,000 motor vehicle accident claim (MVAC) cases pending, the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority (KSLSA) has decided to organise an exclusive Lok Adalat to facilitate amicable settlement of such cases across taluks and districts on June 13.

Addressing presspersons here on Wednesday, N.K. Patil, judge of the Karnataka High Court and the Executive Chairperson of KSLSA, said they hope to get a good response for the Lok Adalat.

Giving more details about the MVAC cases pending in different courts, he said 20,622 pleas are pending in the Principal Bench of the High Court. Dharwad Bench has around 16,500 pending cases, and Kalaburagi Bench has 5,500 such cases pending. In all, there are 64,596 MVAC cases pending in different courts across the State as on May 1. Justice Subhro Kamal Mukherjee, acting Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court and Patron-in-Chief of KSLSA, urged the print and electronic media to create awareness on the benefits of settling disputes through Lok Adalats, and pointed out that amicable settlement means end of litigation.

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