Karnataka

16,749 cases resolved in Hassan district

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As many as 16,749 cases were disposed of amicably by courts in Hassan district during the national Lok Adalat held on Saturday.

District and Sessions Judge Shivanna, in a press conference, said there were 76,483 cases pending in 42 courts of Hassan district. As many as 7,046 pending cases and 17,707 pre-litigation cases were identified for Lok Adalat. Among them, 2,520 pending cases and 13,959 in the pre-litigation stage had been disposed of.

The judge thanked the district administration, the police, officers of various departments, judicial officers, advocates and the staff for their cooperation in conducting the Lok Adalat.

12,576 cases in Shivamogga

The courts in Shivamogga district disposed of 12,576 pending cases with mutual consent during the National Lok Adalat on Saturday. It included 5,382 cases in pre-litigation stage and 7,194 pending cases.

In a press release Rajanna Sankannanavar, Senior Civil Judge and member-secretary of District Legal Services Authority, said 14 benches in Shivamogga, seven in Bhadravati, two in Hosanagar, three each in Sagar and Sorab, four each in Tirthahalli and Shikaripur were constituted to handle the cases, under the guidance of Mustafa Hussain, District and Sessions Judge. All judges, representatives of insurance companies, advocates representing banks, and advocates representing litigants participated in the Lok Adalat.


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