The Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA), under the aegis of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), will conduct the third quarterly national Lok Adalat (people’s court) sitting in all the district headquarters in the state on December 11.

A total of 11 Lok Adalat benches at district court premises will be set up by the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA).

Lok Adalat is one of the alternative dispute redressal mechanisms and a forum where cases pending in the court of law or at the pre-litigation stage are settled or compromised speedily and amicably.

The NSLSA holds Lok Adalat on a quarterly basis, which has benefited the citizens with the privilege of settling disputes at free of cost all across the State.

It asked the people having disputes or cases (pre-litigation and pending) on civil, matrimonial, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, and petty offence cases to come forward on the day or submit their disputes before the date at DLSA front offices, district court building and NSLSA member secretary office, DC office compound or contact 0370-2290153 or email at nslsa.nagaland@gov.in.

The disposal data of each DLSA will be uploaded on the web portal nslsa.nagalandgov.in.

During the second quarterly national Lok Adalat held on September 11, a total of 576 out of 1113 cases were disposed of with a settlement amount of over Rs 4.86 crore.

Bhadra Gogoi

Bhadra Gogoi is Northeast Now Correspondent in Nagaland. He can be reached at: bhadragogoi@yahoo.com