India’s first ever E-Lok Adalat opens in Chhattisgarh

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The Chhattisgarh High Court and the State Legal Services Authority organized the country’s first ever E-Lok Adalat on Saturday (July 11), amid the restricted judicial functioning owing to Covid-19 outbreak.

The session was inaugurated by the Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court, Justice P R Ramachandra Menon.

The E-Lok Adalat is cited as the first such attempt in the country.

About 195 benches were constituted at different places of the state, including remote areas like Sarguja, Kanker, Bastar, Surajpur etc., via video conferencing and 3,135 cases were identified for compromise. In all 2,270 cases were settled in a single day through virtual mode.

– India Legal Bureau

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