The Minister of Justice inaugurates Mega Legal Services


Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju said today that the Indian government’s vision is to deliver justice and equal benefits to the last man standing in line.
He made the remarks during the inauguration of the Mega Legal Services and Awareness Camp organized by the District Legal Services Authority and the J&K Legal Services Authority under the aegis of the National Legal Services Authority in conjunction with the Srinagar District Administration in Khunmoh, Srinagar. The camp was organized to commemorate Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar’s birthday.
The Union Minister who was the chief guest on the occasion said that the government had an obligation to deliver justice to all sections of society and said that the J&K Legal Services Authority was doing a commendable job in this regard.
The Union Minister urged all public authorities and institutions to connect with the marginalized and targeted sections of society living below the poverty line to deliver different social protection and poverty alleviation programs provided by the central government and UT.
The Minister commended the efforts of the UT Administration and the J&K Legal Services Authority to provide hassle-free and unrestricted services to the people and added that the Union Government and the Administration of UT have a duty to do justice to different sections of society.
Kiren Rijiju stressed that he had done everything possible to make “justice for all” a reality in accordance with the mandate of the Constitution. The Minister said that access to justice is important to ensure the protection of citizens’ rights under various laws and social protection schemes. He further said that the government regularly monitors the implementation of social services and social welfare programs provided to the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the ground.
The chief guest further said that the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is committed to ensuring justice and equal benefits to all sections of society right to their doorsteps. Calling for coordinated and collaborative efforts, he said the implementation of the justice system will be effective if we work as a team to ensure that no one is left behind and that each person is led on the path to progress and justice. .
The Union Minister paid a floral tribute to the portrait of Dr. B. R Ambedkar and inspected 25 stalls presented by various ministries and banks. During the camp, 711 people received benefits under various central government and J&K government schemes.
DPS Srinagar students presented an impressive cultural program showcasing the folk tradition of Kashmir. On the occasion, a painting competition with the theme “Dr. BR Ambedkar – the Apostle of Social Justice” among the students of various schools in the vicinity was also held and the winners of the event were congratulated by the Guest of Honor The dignitaries also released the A2J (Access to Justice) Project Completion Report and planted Chinar saplings at the compound of the SIDCO Khanmoh complex.
Justice Pankaj Mithal, Chief Justice, J&K and Ladakh High Court and Chief Patron, J&K LSA, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Executive Chairman, J&K LSA, Justice Sindhu Sharma, Justice Sanjay Dhar, Justice Puneet Gupta, Justice Moksha Khajuria Kazmi and General Counsel D. C Raina, besides other officers from legal services, civil administration and police institutions also graced the occasion.


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