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National Legal Services Authority holds awareness camps across Maharashtra upto November 14 under pan-India legal awareness and outreach campaign

Justice Lalit, the Executive Chairman of NALSA presided over the function where justices A.A. Sayed, Bombay High Court, Executive Chairman Maharashtra Legal Services Authority, S.S. Shinde, Bombay High Court and the guardian Judge of district Beed Smt. V.V. Kankanwadi were present as special guest.

The Services Authority under the aegis of the National Legal Services Authority is holding various Legal awareness Camps and programmes across Maharashtra from 2 October 2021 upto November 14, 2021 under the PAN India Legal Awareness and outreach campaign.

In response to the said movement, the District Legal Services Authority, Beed has organized the Meg legal services camp at Chhatrapati Sambhaji Sankool, Beed on Sunday.

Near about 5000 people and beneficiaries were presented for the programme. As a representative 25 beneficiaries received the benefits at the auspicious hands of Justice UU Lalit who has shown his empathy by stepping down from the dais to handover the benefits to the differently able beneficiaries. Approximately 25000 plus people visited 56 stalls.

Justice Lalit, the Executive Chairman of NALSA presided over the function where justices A.A. Sayed, Bombay High Court, Executive Chairman Maharashtra Legal Services Authority, S.S. Shinde, Bombay High Court and the guardian Judge of district Beed Smt. V.V. Kankanwadi were present as special guest.

In welcome address, justice Shinde pointed out the importance of legal services and the legal aid to the needy, which is the aim of the Constitution. He further added that under the PAN India Campaign the Maharashtra Legal Services Authority is organizing as many legal services and awareness camps all over Maharashtra and needy persons are getting its benefits.

In his address, justice Sayed, Executive Chairman of MLSA, has underlined the importance of the State Legal Services Authorities in ensuring the equal Justice mandated by the Indian Constitution. He said the pan-India outreach campaign is meant for spreading legal awareness amongst the weaker section and other needy classes in the society so that all can be benefited with all the rights for which they are entitled.

In his presidential address, the Justice U.U. Lalit emphasized the importance of the pan-India outreach programme.  According to him, it is the duty of the judiciary to make the public aware of the rights available to them under the various schemes, laws and particularly under the Constitution.

Justice Lalit congratulated the government agencies at Beed for extending benefits to the needy and also appreciated all the SLSAs for successfully arranging the National Lok Adalats and disposing of record cases by all the state authorities.

The Principal District Judge H.S. Mahajan has offered vote of thanks.

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