Legal Awareness Drive on E-Court System by DBU
Desh Bhagat University Faculty of Law organized a legal awareness camp. The camp was arranged in Govt. Sr. Secondary School Village Lohar Majra Kalan with the active assistance of Gram Panchayat and the School Staff. While giving details Pro Chancellor Dr. Tajinder Kaur said that the main objective of the camp was to create awareness amongst the public at large about the functioning of the E-Courts system and fundamental rights of a person.
During the camp, Dr. Inderpreet Kaur (HoD, Faculty of Law) gave a lecture on E-Court and the rights of a common man. On the other side Law Students under the guidance of their teachers discussed legal provisions regarding other topics of public concern including consumer protection, female Foeticide, domestic violence against women, women empowerment, public interest litigation.
Harbhajan Singh Jallowal, a Para-legal Volunteer with the District Legal Services Authority, Fatehgarh Sahib elaborated the provisions regarding free legal aid to the needy persons and also narrated the working of Alternative Dispute Resolution System in the district. Apart from the Head of the Law Department, other members the faculty Manpreet Kaur, Prabhjot Kaur, Ravneet Kaur and Satish Kumar were also present and responded to the enquirers of the audience.
Those present included Sarpanches Mujand Singh Loharmajra Kalan, Lakhbir Singh Jallowal and Mohan Singh Sirajmajra, Panchayat members, students and staff of the school, Anganwari Workers Joginder Kaur and Surinder Kaur, Retired Supervisor Sarabjit Kaur and local villagers. Vanita, the school in charge welcomed the University team and Swaran Singh, teacher, stressed the need and utility of such camps for creation of much-required legal literacy amongst the masses.
Jagwinder Singh Grewal, also a teacher, summed up the proceedings and narrated various social evils and efficacy of legal provisions in tackling the same. The students also had an interactive session with the community. The camp concluded with a vote of thanks presented by Satish Kumar.