Legal awareness camp held at Binnakandi

SILCHAR, November 30: A legal awareness camp on ‘mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR)” was held at South Barak Hall at Binnakandi ghat in Lakhipur LA constituency today. Among others present at the programme included secretary of Cachar District Legal Services Authority Muktar Uddin Ahmed, L Momon Singha, Notary and Legal Aid Counsel, DLSA, Nabarun Bhattacharjee, SDO (civil), Lakhipur, P Rajendra Singha, educationist, Ph Mandidhar Singha, retired Army major. The meeting was presided over by GN Sharma, retired lecturer of Nehru College.
Hundreds of people participated in the camp. The speakers dwelt on various legal issues in details and informed the people about legal aid service provided by District Legal Services Authority. In the second part of the programme, a question answer session was held which was followed by a one act play on the theme staged by local people.
The speakers addressing the gathering said that the aim of the DLSA is to provide legal aid particularly to the financially weaker section of the society who cannot afford legal expenditure. They added to say that the people can approach the DLSA for the settlement of their disputes and also for amicable settlement through mediation, besides, can approach for implementation of central sponsored schemes like MGNREGA, NRHM and other similar welfare programmes. (Source: SentinelAssam)