SHILLONG, Jul 14: About 1751 cases were taken up at the Lok Adalat held across Meghalaya on Saturday.
The cases included pre-litigation and pending cases involving criminal and civil cases as well as matters relating to default of payment of loans to Banks and other related cases.
During the Lok Adalat about 329 cases were disposed off.
The total amount of settlement in terms of money is Rs 80,46,203.
The Lok Adalat was held under the patronage and guidance of Chief Justice of the Megalaya High Court Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir.
The Chief Justice is also the Patron-in-Chief of the Meghalaya State Legal Services Authority.
The National Lok Adalat under the aegis of the National Legal Services Authority(NALSA) was organised by the Meghalaya State Legal Services Authority all across the State, in the High Court of Meghalaya, all District Courts as well as Sub-Divisional Courts and also in all the District Council Courts at Shillong, Jowai and Tura.