1st National Lok Adalat Of 2023: More Than 97.64 Lakhs Pending & Pre-Litigation Cases Settled
Legal Services Authorities across the country, under National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) and the supervision of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Executive Chairman, NALSA, organised the 1st National Lok Adalat of the year 2023 in all 36 States/UTs.
97.64 lakhs cases have been settled at the Lok Adalat. The settled cases include about 17.13 lakh pending cases and about 80.50 lakh pre-litigation cases. The approximate value of the total settlement amount in these cases is ₹7077.84 crore. This settlement of cases will not only ease the burden of the pending cases in Courts but, will also control future litigation.
In this Lok Adalat, cases involving compoundable offences, revenue cases and bank recovery cases, motor accident claims, matrimonial disputes (except divorce cases), cheque bounce cases, labour disputes and other civil cases were taken up. A large number of recovery matters related to financial institutions, banks, government bodies and private service providers were also taken up as pre-litigation cases, and were settled.
The upcoming National Lok Adalats are scheduled to be conducted pan India on 13.05.2023, 09.09.2023 and 09.12.2023.