KARGIL, JUNE 23, 2021: On the last day of weeklong legal services activities initiated in UT Ladakh, Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur, Judge, High Court of J&K and Executive Chairman, Ladakh Legal Services Authority inaugurated a Tehsil Legal Services Committee (TLSC) at Drass, here today.
On the occasion, Justice Thakur stated that this campaign has been launched to transform Ladakh Legal Services Authority into an efficient, result oriented and one of the best Legal Services Authority in the country.
Underscoring the need of TLSCs, Justice Thakur said that these institutions have an important role to play in providing legal services and creating legal awareness so as to ensure that the rights of poor or the ones with meager economic resources are protected.
With the opening of the TLSC at Drass, Kargil will now have 3 TLSCs including TLSCs at Sankoo and Zanskar.
Meawnhile, Justice Thakur stated that the TLSC Drass will not only facilitate legal services, but will ensure that the underprivileged who are unable to afford the services of an advocate for the conduct of a case or a legal proceeding in the court are imparted free legal services.
Earlier on his arrival at Drass, Justice Thakur was welcomed by the Principal District and Sessions Judge/Chairman DLSA Kargil, Mohammad Rafiq Chak, and Munsiff Drass Deldan Angmo.
Member Secretary M.K. Sharma accompanied the Executive Chairman during the weeklong campaign.