A National Lok Adalat was held today at Old Secretariat Srinagar.
The Lok Adalat was held to provide free legal service facilities, amicable settlement of the disputes and reduce pendency of cases.
During the Lok Adalat, as many as 72 cases were taken up, out of which 60 claims were settled amicably through reconciliation. A total amount of Rs. 60 lakh as compensation was awarded in favour of the complainants.
The Lok Adalat was attended by the senior officers of the Consumer Court besides lawyers and other concerned officers.