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Top lawyers should provide the needy free legal aid: Rijiju

  • May 24, 2023

Itanagar, April 23 (UNI) Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday urged the top lawyers to provide free legal aid to the needy people who cannot afford to pay a lawyer.
The Union Minister was addressing a gathering including members of legal fraternity in a function at Jarbom Gamlin Govt Law College (JGGLC) at Jote in Arunachal Pradesh’s Papum Pare district after inaugurating a Mega Legal Services Camp and Seva Aapke Dwar 2.0 program at the college campus, according to official sources.
During the program, Rijiju also inaugurated a Pro Bono Club at JGGLC, Jote. While laying the foundation stones for three projects namely, construction of court building for Judicial Magistrate First Class at Namsai, court building for District & Sessions Judge at Khonsa and court building for Judicial Magistrate at Bomdila, he congratulated the people of these three districts and promised to take responsibility for the construction of all the courts in Arunachal Pradesh.
On occasion, Rijiju lauded the judges of the district courts of Arunachal Pradesh for efficient and timely delivery of justice, thereby resolving many pending cases.
He called JGGLC a state property and said “it being the premier law institute of Arunachal is our pride and we need to put concerted efforts for its overall development”.
In his speech, Advisor to State’s Law & Justice Minister cum MLA Kento Jini said that the motto of the Pro Bono Club is to instill in the minds of young lawyers the sense of responsibility of community services in the legal field.
He exhorted the students of the Law College to volunteer as ‘Nyay Bandhu’ in the Club to provide free legal aid to the poor and weaker sections of society.
During the day-long programme, organized by Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA) in collaboration with

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National Legal Aid Day observed in Manikganj

  • May 22, 2023

National Legal Aid Day observed in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ, April 28, 2023 (BSS) – National Legal Aid Services Day was
observed here today with a view to ensuring the rule of law, fundamental human
rights and justice for everyone.

This year’s theme of the day is “Fulfillment of Bangabandhu’s dream, opening
the door to free legal services”.

Marking the day, a discussion was held at the conference room of the
District Judge Court with District and Sessions Judge Joyosree Samaddar in

The function was addressed, among others, by the Additional District and
Sessions Judge Sabina Yeasmin, Chief Judicial Magistrate Utpal Bhattacharya,
Additional Deputy Magistrate (ADM) Sanjida Jesmin, Legal Aid Officer Subarna
Sejuti, Civil Surgeon Dr. Moazem Ali Khan Chowdhury, Manikganj Municipality
Major Md. Ramjan Ali, Public Prosecutor (PP) Abdus Salam, GP Meher uddin,
President of District Lawyers’ Association Mesbaul Haque Mesba and its
AFM General Secretary Nurtaj Alam Bahar.

Joyosree Samaddar said the National Legal Aid Agency has established itself
as a place of trust for the poor and helpless litigants.

In the morning, a colorful rally was brought out from the premises of the
District Judge Court here and ended at the same venue after parading the main
roads of the town.

A large number of people including all judges of the district Judgeship,
Chief Judicial Magistrate, Lawyers, officials and NGO representatives bearing
color festivals, banners and balloons participated in the programmes.

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