An awareness meet on consumer law and Food Safety Act was held at the MRSD office premises in Udalguri town on Tuesday.
The meet, organised by the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) in collaboration with the Mission for Rural Skill Development (MRSD), was chaired by Kinkini Borah, secretary of DLSA, Udalguri.
In her speech, Borah informed in details about the significance of legal provisions to protect the rights of each and every consumer in the event of complaints received from them.
She also informed that a district level consumers right forum would be formed as per the direction from the authorities concerned and exhorted the people of Udalguri district to keep themselves updated and the forum would spread the message in all directions to aware the public regarding their rights and grievances.
The DLSA secretary also presented a picture of legal provisions to fight against the adulteration of food that people consume in their everyday life and fall ill.
The meet was also addressed by senior advocate Jayanta Brahma, sub-inspector of Food and Civil Supplies Parthapratim Hazarika and adviser of MRSD, Rewati Raman Sapkota on the occasion.