83 cases were resolved in five division benches of High Court Bilaspur
Award of Rs 1.89 crore passed in 63 cases of motor accidents
Raipur, September 11, 2021: As per the directions of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), New Delhi, a hybrid National Lok Adalat was organized from Tehsil to High Court level in the state of Chhattisgarh today. In all the courts, the cases admissible were disposed of by mutual conciliation of the parties. According to the preliminary report received, 50 thousand cases were resolved in the Lok Adalats in the physical or virtual presence of the parties. A total of 83 cases have been resolved by the Chhattisgarh High Court through 05 division benches in the said National Lok Adalat, in which an award of Rs one crore 89 lakh 92 thousand 290 has been passed while resolving 63 cases of motor accidents.
According to the instructions of Shri Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra, Acting Chief Justice and Executive Chairman, Chhattisgarh State Legal Services Authority, Bilaspur, each district was given the power of special sitting of a magistrate for the said Lok Adalat. In small cases, it was settled on the basis of the consent of the parties. Apart from this, special cases like Section 321 of the Code of Criminal Procedure and cases of Petty Offenses and cases registered under Disaster Management Act 2005 during the Corona period were also resolved. Such cases which were not yet presented in the court were also disposed of as pre-litigation cases on the basis of mutual agreement of the parties. Till the writing of the news, a total of 50 thousand cases have been resolved, out of which about one thousand cases are of section 188 related to violation during the Corona period, which have been withdrawn on the initiative of the government.