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‘Connecting to serve’ legal awareness campaign concludes

19 November 2017

By A Staff Reporter

IMPHAL | Nov 18

The 10-day nationwide campaign ‘connecting to serve’ on legal awareness concluded today. The campaign was organised by the Manipur state legal services authority (MASLSA) under the aegis of national legal services authority (NALSA).

The main of objective of the campaign was to take up awareness on free and competent legal services to the weaker section of the society and to organise Lok Adalats to secure the operation of the legal system and to promote justice on a basis of equal opportunity.

The closing ceremony of the campaign was held today at the Uripok Cheirap Court.

 District and and session judge, Imphal west Maibam Manojkumar Singh while giving his speech at the closing ceremony said that the 10-day long campaign was held with different activities under the theme ‘connecting to serve’.  Walklathon, Motor Cycle rally sport, painting competition, Essay writing, drawing competition, house to house legal awareness were some sorts of the activities taken up in the campaign he mentioned.

Chief Judicaial magistrate, Imphal West Lamkhanpau Tonsing further mentioned that during the 10 day campaign 10,000 people were provided with legal aids by the volunteers and free legal aids were provided to the people who are in needs of legal aids assistance.

The closing ceremony of the campaign was attended by District session judge, Imphal west Maibam Manojkumar Singh, additional session judge, fast track court (crime against women) Manipur A. Nautuneshwori Devi Chief Judicaial magistrate, Imphal West Lamkhanpau Tonsing as the presidium members of the function and also the volunteers of district legal clinic.

        

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