Mangalore, Mar 18: A legal literacy chariot and mobile court (Janatha Nyayalaya) were flagged off on Tuesday, March 18, under the joint aegis of the district legal services authority, district administration, police department and transport department.
A function held in this connection at the RTO office was inaugurated by Uma MG, district additional judge. In her address, she stressed the need for legal awareness among masses and said the legal literacy chariot aims at enlightening the people in this regard.
Senior principal judge Nagalingagowda S Patil, who also spoke, said many a times ignorance about laws refrains people from approaching courts. He said the legal literacy chariot will travel across the taluk for three days.
AR Hegde, assistant RTO gave a talk on Motor Vehicles Act. BV Prakash, principal district dessions Judge, P Ashok Ariga of Mangalore Bar Association, Afzal Ahmed Khan, RTO, Tulasi Maddineni, ZP CEO and others were present.