Ahmedabad: Lok Adalat held in State High Court, 635 pensioners got justice
The year old issue of 635 pensioners was resolved amicably in the Lok Adalat held in Gujarat High Court on SG Highway, Ahmedabad under the chairmanship of Chief Justice Arvind Kumar. The state government also showed a positive attitude in this Lok Adalat. At the same time, the pension issues of various retired professors of the state, which were stuck for years, were resolved. After this amicable solution, the state government will have to bear the pension burden of Rs 6-7 crore per month. The government will also pay Rs 500 crore in pension arrears.
The Advocate General appreciated the performance of the State Government as well as the Lok Dal in resolving the issues through this entire process. The entire proceedings of the Lok Adalat were conducted by Chief Justice Arvind Kumar and the working chairman of Gujarat State Legal Services Authority, Justice RM. It was conducted under the guidance of Chhaya.
RM Chhaya, Executive Chairman of Gujarat High Court Legal Services Authority and Senior High Court Judge, said that today is an important and proud moment for them as well as it is the first time that such queries are being addressed amicably to the applicant pensioners. has been resolved from
How is the functioning of the Lok Adalat?
The announcement of Lok Adalat scheme is made much before it is fixed. The Bar Association also takes necessary resolution for this. With the consent of the parties and when cases are brought up in the Lok Adalat, the parties are informed of the matter by written notice. Instructions have been given to be present at the date, time and place of Lok Adalat.
When such parties appear in the Lok Adalat, their case is referred to the Conciliation Commission. These include lawyers and rural social workers. They try to resolve their disputes by convincing the parties and if the parties settle the dispute, a written settlement is entered into accordingly. The case is disposed of in accordance with law as ordered by the conciliating judge, so that the parties do not have to travel to court, bring witnesses, as well as the cost of amendment and the costs of the parties and witnesses. return to court. Being there saves their time.