Nearly 1,500 pending cases solved in mega Lok Adalat at Shimla

Last Updated: Sunday, December 27, 2009 - 20:06

Shimla: Nearly 1,500 cases were on Sunday
solved at mega Lok Adalat organised in Shimla to expeditiously
deal with pending cases.

Altogether 193 cases under Negotiable Instrument Act
(NIA) and 1,288 cases under Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) were
solved in the special Lok Adalat, Chief Judicial Magistrate
(CJM) Yashwant Singh Chogal, who himself headed one of the
bench, said.

Eight benches were constituted by the district and
sessions judge B R Chandel for the purpose, he added.

Every bench was headed by a judicial magistrate.

NIA cases solved pertained mostly of bank cheque
bouncing while those under MVA related to challans for
violating traffic rules, the CJM said.

The mega Lok Adalat was organised by District Legal
Service Authority, Shimla, under chairmanship of District and
Sessions judge B R Chandel and Judicial Magistrate Rajeev
Bali.

The purpose behind organising the special Lok Adalat
was to to clear pending cases, Chogal said adding Sunday
was chosen for it so that litigants would have convenience to
make it.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, December 27, 2009 - 20:06

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