The first e-Lok Adalat in UT of Jammu and Kashmir shall be held at Ganderbal on 22 August 2020 in view of unprecedented Covid-19 pandemics, said a written communication from Chairman District Legal Service Authority (DLSA).
The communication said that the adalat shall be held under the aegis of State Legal Service Authority.
The principal district and session judge Ganderbal Mohammed Yousuf Wani said,”The purpose of providing the digital platform is to minimize the grievances of poor litigants by giving asses to justice through digital platform.”
The statement read that the cases of different nature like the motor vehicle accidental claim case, matrimonial disputes, cheque bounce cases will be taken up on account of suspension of regular functioning of courts. The lawyers are requested to intimate about the cases through their Whatsapp and mobile phone by or before 14th August 2020, the statement read.