District Legal Services Authority Baramulla, in collaboration with Tehsil Legal Services Committees, observed National Legal Services Day at Chandoosa Baramulla. Principal District and Sessions Judge Rajesh Shekri was the chief guest while Munsif Judicial Magistrate Fayaz Ahmad Qurashi was the guest of honour.
On the occasion, an awareness camp was organized which witnessed participation of a large gathering of people besides the legal experts of the district.
Series of lectures were delivered by the experts who laid stress laid on dissemination of awareness among masses with regard to legal and other necessary judicial services.
Speaking on the occasion, Rajesh Shekri highlighted the importance of the day and said it is observed with the purpose of educating the people about various legal services. He also reiterated DLSA’s commitment to provide free legal aid especially to the destitute and downtrodden sections of the society.
Meanwhile a “Nationwide outreach Campaign” (Door to Door awareness programme) was also kick-started during which awareness camps shall be organized in different locations of the district from November 9 to November 18.