Nagaland: 2nd Quarterly National Lok Adalat settles 177 cases

Kohima: Dimapur DLSA takes up 51 cases with settlement amount of Rs. 1,28,84,087

BY | Saturday, 13 May, 2023

The 2nd Quarterly National Lok Adalat sitting was conducted on Saturday across all the districts of Nagaland by the District Legal Services Authorities (DLSA) under the aegis of the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA).

NSLSA informed that a total of 177 cases out of 198 cases were disposed off in the sitting and the total settlement amount was Rs. 2,89,07,043.00 (two crores eighty-nine lakhs seven thousand forty-three rupees only).

Disputes/matters/cases listed for compromise settlement included cases in pending stage as well as in pre-litigation stage mostly in the category of bank Recovery, Criminal Compoundable cases & Motor Accident Cases Tribunal (MACT) and other cases viz. public utility.

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Kiphire DLSA conducted Lok Adalat at District Court Complex Kiphire. Phuleto Yepthomi, Chief Judicial Magistrate cum Secretary was the Presiding Officer, Bendamgwati Retainer Lawyer and Lizila Sangtam Panel Lawyer were Conciliators. A total of 5 bank loan recovery cases were taken up and 3 cases were disposed of with a settlement amount of Rs. 37,59,651.

Zunheboto DLSA organized NLA at District Court Complex, Zunheboto. Julian Sitlhou, Secretary Zunheboto DLSA was the presiding officer and Easter Yepthomi and Inolito K Sumi were the Conciliators. Altogether 07 pre-litigation bank recovery cases were taken up and 5 were disposed off with a settlement amount of Rs. 11,10,912.

Tuensang DLSA conducted 2nd quarterly National Lok Adalat at District Court premise Tuensang. Nine (9) bank recovery cases were taken up and all settled. The presiding officer were Cheliam Khiamniungan, NJS Secretary Tuensang DLSA, and conciliators were Birila, panel lawyer and Yemlong Chaba, panel lawyer assisted by PLVs. Total cases taken up – 9. Disposed – 9. The total settlement amount was Rs10,01.951.

Phek DLSA conducted 2nd Quarterly National Lok Adalat on District Court Complex. Neiko Akami NJS, District and Session Judge, Phek cum Chairman PDLSA and conciliators were Vethothi Vero, Retainer Lawyer; Thomeweu, Panel Lawyer assisted by PLVs. 13 cases taken up were disposed off with a settlement amount of Rs.21,15,939 (twenty-one lakh fifteen thousand nine hundred thirty-nine).

Wokha DLSA conducted National Lok Adalat at WDLSA front office, District Court Complex Wokha. Nino Iralu Chairperson WDLSA, Meribemo A Lotha and Renbonthung Tsanglao Panel Lawyer, Daisy Tungoe PLV and Court staffs participated in the Lok Adalat. SBI (2 branch), Bank of Baroda, Central Bank and NStCB participated in the Lok Adalat. 8 cases- 7 loan /Bank Recovery Cases (Pre-Litigation) and 1 pending trial cases were taken up and 5 cases were disposed off with a Settlement Amount of Rs.9,89,240.

Longleng DLSA conducted National Lok Adalat at District Court Complex. Khrievono Seletsu (NJS) secretary LDLSA was the Presiding officer, Panel Lawyers P Monyei Phom and Panglang Y Phom, were the conciliators, Katvang and Manau N and Shingai Plvs were also Present. Total Cases Taken up: 10 (Loan /Bank Recovery Cases (Pre-Litigation) Total Cases Settlement Amount was Rs. 1,93,806.

Mokokchung DLSA conducted National Lok Adalat at District Court. WV Patton, secretary, MDLSA was the presiding officer. Out of 20 cases taken up, 20 were disposed. 19 were under pre litigation case and 1 pending litigation (Money suit) with a total settlement amount of Rs.28,55,427 (Twenty-eight lakes fifty-five thousand four hundred twenty-seven).

Dimapur DLSA conducted NLA at District Court Complex. Altogether, 51 cases were taken up and the settlement amount was Rs. 1,28,84,087 (one crore twenty-eight lakh eighty-four thousand eighty-seven rupees)

Mon DLSA organized National Lok Adalat at the Front Office, DLSA, Mon. The Presiding Officer was B Peter Resu, Secretary of Mon DLSA, and the Retainer Lawyer Topha Angyen and Panel Lawyer Moba Konyak acted as Conciliators. During the event, 20 cases were taken up, and 11 of them were disposed of successfully, resulting in a total settled amount of Rs 25,62,375 (twenty-five lakh sixty-two thousand and three hundred seventy-five).

Kohima DLSA along with the rest of the country conducted 2nd National Lok Adalat for the year 2023 at District Court complex kohima. Duvelu Vero, Chairman, Kohima DSLA & Principal District & Sessions Judge Kohima and Wokono Yhoshü, Judicial Magistrate First Class Kohima were the presiding officers and the Retainer Lawyer and Panel Lawyers as conciliators. Around 500 bank recovery, telephone bills and 3 pending cases was put up for the said Lok Adalat whereby 28 litigants turn up for settlement and through this Lok Adalat 27 were settled. The total outstanding amount was Rs. 52,72,072 and was settled at Rs. 32,15,655. The banks and Telephone waived around Rs. 20,56,417. The PLVs of Kohima DLSA also assisted for miscellaneous works.

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