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Justice S A Bobde nominated as Executive Chairman of NALSA

Law Crime

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Supreme Court judge Justice S A Bobde was on Tuesday nominated as Executive Chairman of the National Legal Service Authority.

At present, Justice A K Sirki heads the authority. He will retire on Wednesday and Justice Bobde will take over on Thursday, a notification said.

National Legal Services Authority of India is mandated to provide free legal services to the needy. It also organises Lok Adalats for speedy resolution of civil cases.

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First Published: Tue, March 05 2019. 18:00 IST