Chhattisgarh government has organised the first e-Lok Adalat of India amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual hearings were conducted through video conferencing under the e-Lok Adalat along with its live streaming. The “e-Lok Adalat” was organized by the High Court and Chhattisgarh State Legal Services Authority and was inaugurated by P R Ramchandra Menon, the Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court.
The “e-Lok Adalat” were organized in order to bring relief to people and to reduce the pendency of cases amid the COVID-19 pandemic. During the “e-Lok Adalat”, over 3,000 cases were heard in around 200 benches of 23 districts across the state.
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- Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel; Governor: Anusuiya Uikey.