Legal literary awareness programme held at Peren
Peren, August 11
District Legal Service Authority Peren observed Legal Literary Awareness programme at Government College Peren on August 8. Judicial Magistrate Peren, Ajongba Imchen exhorted the student to know one’s own right. He said that to file a case at court, one should be brave enough and have confident in the court judgment.
He also informed that DLSA is giving such legal awareness in the district to the student in order to make them well aware of the legal system.
Limasenla Longkumer and Easter K. Aye Panel Advocate also talked on the issue of Motor Vehicle Act, RTI Act, Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking and Juvenile Justice Act.
Essay competition was also conducted where Keyikumheili BA 3rd Sem and Heinsimle Class 11 were declared 1st and 2nd respectively while Ipeurang 5th Sem and Puidwayile 3rd Sem were declared 1st and 2nd position in Debate competition on the topic ‘Economic development is more important than Environment protection’.
DLSA Peren also visited Sub Jail Peren to give sensitization on the legal right of the prisoner. As per the direction from Supreme Court Judgment, DLSA also provided free and fair trial in court especially for poor convict who were unable to appoint advocate due to their weak economic position.
They further stressed on the right of the inmates which includes better medical facilities, equal wages for manual work in the prison.