IEP CHANDIGARH/PANCHKULA JULY 10, 2022
Under the aegis of Haryana State Legal Services Authority, Panchkula, a Special Legal Awareness Camp of the District Legal Services Authority, Panchkula was organized at Mango Mela, Pinjore from July 8 to July 10 to spread awareness amongst the public visiting the fair.
A visit was also made by Mr. Justice Augustine George Masih, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh and Executive Chairman, Haryana State Legal Services Authority, Panchkula along with Sh.Subhas Mehla, Member Secretary, Haryana State Legal Services Authority, Panchkula in the presence of Sh.Deepak Gupta, District and Sessions Judge-cum-Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, Panchkula, Ms. Sampreet Kaur, Chief Judicial Magistrate-cum-Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Panchkula, and Sh. Nitin Raj, Ld. Chief Judicial Magistrate, Panchkula.
On this occasion, Justice Augustine George Masih appreciated the initiative of District Legal Services Authority, Panchkula in respect of the campaign regarding awareness about fundamental duties, National Lok Adalat, environment protection and water conservation.
On this occasion, The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Augustine George Masih also launched an animated video on the rights of runaway couple along with poster on their rights. The same has been prepared for creating awareness on the rights of couples. The posters will be fixed at various conspicuous places at Court Complexes, ADR Centres etc. Apart from this, for creating awareness on environment protection, Haryana State Legal Services Authority also distributed cotton bags and encouraged public to stop using plastic bags.
Justice Masih also distributed saplings to the school children of Government Senior Secondary School, Pinjore, Panchkula motivating them plant the same in their houses or neighborhood and also sensitized them to take care of the saplings planted by them.
Thousands of persons visited the stall of District Legal Services Authority, Panchkula during the Mango Mela who were given relevant literature and information regarding their queries. During the campaign, the legal queries of the public were addressed by the panel advocates as well as the para legal volunteers. General public were also apprised by the Panel Advocates about the upcoming National Lok Adalat which is to be held on August 13, 2022. A Separate information corner was setup wherein the general public was given information regarding the benefits of National Lok Adalat