DLSA Pulwama organizes awareness on legal services for the elderly


The District Legal Service Authority (DLSA) Pulwama, under the auspices of the National Legal Service Authority of India and the J&K Legal Service Authority, today organized a legal awareness program on “Implementing the NALSA Program of (legal services to the elderly) ”at the Kashmir Creative Education Foundation (KCEF) Law College, here. Chairman of the District / Main District Legal Services Authority and Pulwama Sessional Judge Abdul Rashid Malik was the main guest on the occasion. The sensitization program aimed to sensitize people living in the extreme areas of the district. The DLSA has launched various programs, including legal awareness camps and talk shows on the activities of legal services and the availability of legal aid as part of the campaign. areas of the district, where resource people talked about free legal aid, the POCSO law, central and state government programs for children, women’s rights ts, the child helpline and the protection of women against domestic violence.

He encouraged participants to take an active part in legal awareness programs and to take advantage of the programs and services provided by the DLSA. Legal service institutions undertake various outreach activities to raise awareness of their rights and the role, activities and functioning of legal service institutions. Specific issues are addressed for legal literacy programs varying from place to place according to the needs of a locality and its inhabitants. Internship programs are organized for law students to promote the role and importance of legal service activities. He assured that the DLSA would help these institutions to deploy these legal assistance centers within the respective institution. Previously DLSA Secretary, Pulwama, Rayaz Ahmad Choudhary, DLSA Shopian Secretary, Feroz Ahmed Khan, Bar President, Gh Mohiuddin Dar, Rayees Ahmed Faculty The Law Department, Law College students and others concerned also spoke on the occasion. DLSA Secretary Shopian later put forward a vote of thanks.

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