Former Judge calls for establishing State Consumer Council

President, J&K State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission and Justice B A Kirmani (Retd) on Saturday called for establishing State Consumer Council (SCC) for regulating and controlling the consumer affairs despite the grievance mechanism being in vogue.

President, J&K State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission and Justice B A Kirmani (Retd) on Saturday called for establishing State Consumer Council (SCC) for regulating and controlling the consumer affairs despite the grievance mechanism being in vogue.

Justice Kirmani (Retd) while delivering a special lecture on "Importance of Consumer Law" a pro-people legislation at University of Kashmir here apprised the audience by highlighting the common issues that are faced by consumers while seeking remedy in their cases.

He said the biggest loophole of the consumer law in our state is that we do not have State Consumer Council which is very important for regulating and controlling the consumer affairs despite the grievance mechanism is in vogue.

The function started with key note address by Prof. M Ayub, Head and Dean, Faculty of Law and concluded with vote of thanks delivered by Dr Fareed Ahmad Rafique.

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