454 cases settled in Lok Adalat
At least 454 pending cases were settled in permanent and continuous Lok Adalat of Orissa High Court here by creating mutual consensus.
Cuttack: At least 454 pending cases were
settled in permanent and continuous Lok Adalat of Orissa High
Court here by creating mutual consensus.
Surprisingly, a majority of the settled cases, 416 to
be exact, were contempt of court cases while the remaining 38
were motor vehicle claim settle cases, informed the HC legal
services committee secretary B K Mohanty.
In the settled motor vehicle claim cases, more than Rs
90 lakh were awarded to different claimants, Mohanty informed
adding that four insurance companies?Oriental Insurance,
National Insurance, United India and New India Insurance
companies participated in the Lok Adalat.
??????A total of five benches yesterday adjudicated the
cases in the Lok Adalat which was presided over by Justices
Pradeep Mohanty, S C Parija, B K Naik, S K Mishra and B K
Supreme Court judge Justice Mukundam Sharma, who is in
the city attending the ongoing East Zone Judicial Conference
and Orissa Chief Justice V Gopal Gowda also visited the Lok
Adalat and appreciated the proceedings.