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Chief Minister calls upon citizens to take advantage of National Lok Adalat : Resolve court cases on 9 September


Raipur, 13 August 2017

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today appealed to the citizens of the State to take advantage of the National Lok Adalat ( Rashtriya Lok Adalat) to be held on 9 September in all the courts of the state. The litigants who are involved in various cases should remember the day to redress their grievances.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh was addressing the 24th edition of 'Raman Ke Goth' on Akashwani today which was broadcast all over the State. He said that litigants lose a lot of precious time and hard-earned money in making rounds of the courts regarding various cases. Lok Adalats are conducted to redress the cases in an efficient and time-bound manner. No court fees is charged and no additional expenditure is involved. The fees already paid is also returned to the petitioners. Pre-litigation cases also are resolved in Lok Adalats.

Dr. Raman Singh added he hoped that large number of litigants will benefit from the Lok Adalat on 9 September. It may be mentioned here that Lok Adalats will be held on 9 September all over the country. It is a medium that provides speedy and cheap justice much to the relief of litigants. It is also an alternative to resolve the cases through compromise. The courts at the tehsil and district-level hold Lok Adalats on a particular date every month. As a part of it National Lok Adalats are being conducted on the said date. Those desirous of contacting the concerned authorities : 0771-2425944 or 2420077.