Shillong: The Meghalaya State Legal Services Authority has organised the National Lok Adalat on the 14th September, 2019 in all the districts of the State of Meghalaya, under the aegis of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) and under the Patronage of the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal, Chief Justice, High Court of Meghalaya and Patron-in-Chief of the Meghalaya State Legal Services Authority (MSLSA) and under the supervision of the Hon’ble Mr. Justice H.S. Thangkhiew, Judge, High Court of Meghalaya, and Executive Chairman of the Meghalaya State Legal Services Authority.
That 755 Pre-Litigation cases and 409 pending cases were taken up in the National Lok Adalat for settlement. The cases included MACT, Bank Recovery, civil cases and compoundable criminal cases. In the National Lok Adalat, 225 cases were disposed off, an amount of ` 92, 71, 515/- (Rupees Ninety two lacs seventy one thousand five hundred and fifteen) only was settled.