Free legal aid clinic held in Bandipora
Bandipora, July 30: To provide justice to the common people particularly to downtrodden, needy and financially weaker sections of the State at their door steps, District and Sessions Judge Bandipora, Justice Muhammad Akram Chowdhary on Saturday inaugurated a free legal aid clinic at Ajas here.
Chief Judicial Magistrate, Muhammad Ibrahim Wani, Munsif Sheikh Gowhar and other advocates were present on the occasion.
Highlighting the role of these aid clinics, District and Sessions Judge Bandipora, Justice Muhammad Akram Chowdhary said the main objective of these clinics was to provide immediate relief to the disputed parties without wasting money and time. He said these clinics would provide legal relief easily and were accessible to the indigent and backward sections of the society. Justice Muhammad Akram said these clinics were meant to work at the community level to address the common and community based issues and disputes and provide on the spot relief to the people.
“These clinics are like Primary Health Centres where a doctor and other auxiliary medical staff provide immediate medical care to the patients,” he said
Speaking on the occasion, Chief judicial Magistrate Muhammad Ibrahim Wani said the legal services rendered at the legal aid clinics shall be wide ranging in nature and should also include preparing applications for job cards under the MGNREGA scheme, liaison with Government offices, and helping the common people who come to the clinic for solving their problems with officials and Institutions.
“Legal aid clinics shall make a single window facility for helping the disadvantaged people to solve their problems,” he said.
Munsif Sheikh Gowhar also spoke on the occasion. Similar Legal Aid Clinic was also held at Quil Muqam on Friday.
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