National Lok Adalat settles over one lakh cases

, 9:44 PM IST

New Delhi:Over one lakh pre-litigation and pending cases were settled by the National Lok Adalat held in the high courts and other courts across the country today.

The ‘Lok Adalat’ held by the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) disposed of the pre-litigation and pending cases relating to criminal compoundable matters and those of other nature.

According to an NALSA statement, more than 53,000 pre-litigation cases and over 67,000 pending cases were settled today till 4.30 PM.

Besides, parties were able to arrive at final settlements worth more than Rs 202.79 crore, it said.

The Lok Adalat, however, could not be held in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.