New Delhi: The Justice Department’s Justice Department launched a week-long campaign on Monday to empower people to give pre-litigation advice to rightfully claim their rights and to remedy difficulties in a timely manner.ALSO READ – Facebook Renaming: US-Based Meta Company Will Sue FB For Infringing Its Name
The culmination of the week-long campaign, which is part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ events, would be the launch of the Citizen’s Tele-Law mobile application by Minister of Law Kiren Rijiju and Minister of State to Law and Justice SP Singh Baghel on November 13, according to a Ministry of Justice statement. Also Read- Government of Bihar launches WhatsApp ChatBot ‘Vaccine Mitra’ to enhance vaccination campaign
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- The app will connect beneficiaries directly with panel attorneys offering legal advice and consultation.
- A special “Connection” week is being held across the country to encourage people in need to seek legal advice and consultation through teleconferences and videoconferences by urging them to visit Shared Service Centers (SCCs ) the closest offering tele-right services, the statement said.
- These joint service centers have been named “Kanooni Salah Sahahyak Kendra” for this purpose.
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A special mobile van displaying the campaign message was reported by the Justice Department secretary on Monday.
Characteristics: These “Tele-Law on Wheels” vans traveled 30 to 40 km a day, distributed Tele-Law information leaflets and broadcast films on the radio on Tele-Law services.
Simultaneously, Hindi and English text messages would be pushed to sensitize villagers to register their cases or cases under Tele-Law for legal advice, consultation and information.
The event would also see congratulations from 126 front-line officials, including paralegal volunteers, village-level contractors and state coordinators whose tireless efforts have succeeded in bringing last-mile connectivity to public awareness. ‘juridical help.