Dr. Avnish Jolly, Chandigarh, 4th October, 2008 :State Legal Services Authorities, Punjab, Haryana and UT Chandigarh have decided to organize Mega Lok Adalat on December 20 and 21, 2008 in the States of Punjab and Haryana and UT, Chandigarh. The Mega Lok Adalat project called Samadhan 2008 has been launched. In this context a meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Mr. Justice T.S. Thakur, the Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court at Chandigarh. The said meeting was attended by Hon’ble Mr. Justice M.S. Gill, Judge, Punjab and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, the Judges, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chief Secretaries of the State of Punjab and Haryana and Home Secretary, UT Chandigarh, Advocate General, Punjab and Haryana and other Senior Government Officers.
The Hon’ble Chief Justice has suggested targetted disposal of about 2.5 lakh cases in the Mega Lok Adalats and has stressed upon the State Executive of all the three States to cooperate for disposal of maximum number of cases by Lok Adalat by identifying the cases category wise. His Lordship also stressed upon the Chief Secretaries and other Government functionaries to issue the instructions to the concerned departments to coordinate with the Legal Services Authorities and to give wide publicity to make aware the general public about the Mega Lok Adalats.