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Lok Adalat settles 2,650 cases amounting to Rs 11.4 crore

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

A total of 2,650 cases and an amount of Rs 11.49 crore were settled at the held at the and district courts on Saturday.

DY Gaud, Secretary, District legal told that the amount settled in the was Rs 11.49 crore, adding that a total of 74 panels, comprising sitting judges and senior advocates, were set up to hear the litigants.

He said that these panels dealt with a total of 27,361 pre-litigation and pending cases of which 1,511 pre-litigation cases and 1,139 pending cases were amicably resolved.

The settlement amount in the pre-litigation cases stood at Rs 1.99 crore while the amount in the pending cases was Rs 9.5 crore, said.

"A total of 301 were disposed off involving an amount of Rs. 1.46 crore. Among the pending cases, 95 cases of the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal were solved with the settlement amount being Rs 5.33 crore," said.

He informed that a total of 515 cases of criminal compounding were settled involving an amount of Rs. 2.15 crore.

A record number 74 matrimonial disputes and a total of 28 labour disputes were also settled in the Adalat, officials said.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 17:25 IST