Hailakandi, July 11: 69 cases were disposed of in the National Lok Adalat in Hailakandi district on Saturday. All these cases were disposed of both through offline and online mode in four benches constituted in this purpose.
Of them, 44 pre-litigation cases pertaining to bank matters were settled with a settlement amount of rupees 11,00, 847. Besides 25 number court cases both civil and criminal cases including MACT cases were settled with the collection of rupees 33.89 lakh as fine. The Secretary of DLSA, Karuna Devi informed that the District Legal Services Authority ( DLSA), under the aegis of National Legal Services Authority organised National Lok Adalat for the first time organised in both virtual and hybrid mode in Hailakandi.
In order to ensure maximum settlement of cases between parties in cases like MACT, civil, criminal compoundable cases, banking matters, pre- Lok Adalat sittings or pre-counselling sessions between parties were taken up well before the National Lok Adalat so that parties would get one or more chances for entering into settlement or compromise discussions, she added.