Tehsil Legal Service Committee Uri Friday organized an awareness camp at Sultandaki village near Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Uri town. The aim of holding the awareness camp was to educate people and to disseminate awareness about various legal services. The awareness camp was organised as part of “Nationwide Outreach Campaign” that was launched on November 09 with the purpose to organize door to door awareness programmes.
Sub-Judge Uri Khursheed-ul-Islam was the chief guest on the occasion.
The speakers explained in detail the laws available to punish the culprits for committing crimes and also threw light on masses about their legal rights.
Large gathering of people were present on the occasion including students and other dignitaries of the area.
The awareness camp was held under the supervision of Munsif Judge of District Court Baramulla Fayaz Ahmed Qureshi. SDM Uri, SDPO Uri, President Bar Association Uri, President Bar Association Sopore, Members of Bar Association Uri and all tehsil and Sub-district, local officers were present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion Munsif Judge District Court Baramulla Fayaz Ahmed Qureshi said the motive of organizing such programmes is to aware people about their rights and help them to gain more knowledge about legal aids.
Chairman Legal Authority Uri, Khursheed Ul Islam while talking to reporters said such programmes are to create awareness among the people about the various legal remedies and schemes for the betterment of the people.
He said that people should take benefits from such legal provisions. He stressed that awareness should be created among common people that judiciary was meant for their service.
A series of lectures were delivered by the experts during which stress was laid on awareness dissemination among masses with respect to legal and other necessary judicial services.
SDM Uri during his address hailed the concerned for organizing the programme and assured every possible support in the outreach programme. He underlined the importance of Lok Adalats being organized by various Legal Service Authorities and said that the initiative has helped in delivering the speedy justice to the people.
Meanwhile, the locals of the area appreciated Legal Service Authorities for organizing such event and spreading awareness about legal issues.