SHOPIAN: A Lok Adalat held at district court complex Shopian settled 730 cased out of 810 cases through reconciliation and arbitration.
The Lok Adalat was held under the chairmanship of Ashok Kumar Shavan Chairman District Legal Service Authority.
During the proceedings, five benches were constituted for taking up cases of matrimonial disputes, land acquisition, criminal compoundable, electricity bills, bank recovery, etc.
Total 810 cases were taken up, of which 730 cases were disposed of through reconciliation and arbitration. An amount of Rs 4263802 was realised as bank recoveries while an amount of Rs 313250 was awarded in motor vehicle accident claims by stettling 10 cases. For petty offences, an amount of Rs 6262200 was realized.
Bar members, litigants, staff members, District Officers of District Administration and prominent citizens attended the Lok Adalat.