Legal Services Authority asked to expedite compensation

Jammu and Kashmir Legal Services Authority today directed the Leh District Administration to expedite the compensation cases of victims of cloudburst in Ladakh region to save them from prolonged litigation process.

Last Updated: Sep 01, 2010, 22:21 PM IST

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Legal Services
Authority today directed the Leh District Administration to
expedite the compensation cases of victims of cloudburst in
Ladakh region to save them from prolonged litigation process.

Executive Chairman of the Authority and High Court
judge Justice Virender Singh instructed the district
administration to expedite compensation cases of the affected
people.

Justice Singh, during his two-day visit of the
affected areas, directed the core group of District Legal
Servcies Authority (DLSA) to resolve the claims at the
pre-litigation stage and disputes, if any, should be referred
to Lok Adalat to save the victims from the agony of prolonged
litigations.

PTI