Lok Adalat awards Rs.28.37 crore to claimants

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A total of 2,273 cases were disposed off and a settlement amount of over Rs.28.37 crore was awarded to claimants by various Delhi courts during the seventh monthly National Lok Adalat held here on Saturday.

A Delhi State Legal Services Authority spokesperson said 40 benches were constituted in which 2,236 cases were disposed off pertaining to traffic challans, criminal compoundable cases and a settlement amount of Rs.16,28,18,058 was awarded to claimants.

It was the seventh monthly Lok Adalat organised in district court complexes — Tis Hazari, Karkardooma, Patiala House, Saket, Rohini and Dwarka — under the supervision of Delhi High Court Chief Justice G. Rohini.

Lok Adalats were organised in all the three debt recovery tribunals where 23 cases were disposed off and the settlement amount was approximately Rs.11,38,89,204.

Lok Adalats were also organised in district consumer forums in which three benches were constituted. Fourteen cases were settled and the settlement amount was Rs.69,30,025.

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