Mysuru: The District Legal Aid Authority would organise Lok Adalat on March 12 in all the courts of the District, said District Principal and Sessions Judge M. L. Raghunath.
Speaking to mediapersons here on Tuesday February 22 he said that the aim of the Lok Adalat is to dispose the cases through compromising and amicable solution agreed by both the parties. He said there are 1.09 lakh cases pending for hearing in various courts of the District. The courts have identified 11,209 cases for Lok Adalat.
Clients can approach Lok Adalat through advocates to dispose off the cases. He said during Lok Adalat, the birth certificates will also be approved. He said through Lok Adalat many divorce cases were united through counselling. He said the clients from urban areas are well aware about Lok Adalat but rural people have less information. He said hundreds of petty cases will also be disposed in Lok Adalat. He said petty cases were filed to alert people not to repeat the same offence and not to punish them.
District Bar Association President Mahadeva Swamy, Legal Aid Authority Secretary Devaraj Bhute and others were present.