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STATE LEGAL SERVICES IN INDIA

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SUPREME COURT

The National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) has been constituted under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 to provide free Legal Services to the weaker sections of the society and to organize Lok Adalats for amicable settlement of disputes.

Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.H. Kapadia, the Chief Justice of India is the Patron-in-Chief and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Altamas Kabir, Judge, Supreme Court of India is the Executive Chairperson of the Authority. NALSA is housed at 12/11, Jam Nagar House, New Delhi-110011.

In every State, State Legal Services Authority has been constituted to give effect to the policies and directions of the NALSA and to give free legal services to the people and conduct Lok Adalats in the State.  The State Legal Services Authority is headed by Hon’ble the Chief Justice of the respective High Court who is the Patron-in-Chief of the State Legal Services Authority.

In every District, District Legal Services Authority has been constituted to implement Legal Services Programmes in the District. The District Legal Services Authority is situated in the District Courts Complex in every District and chaired by the District Judge of the respective district.

 

ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR

ANDHRA PRADESH

Arunachal Pradesh

ASSAM

BIHAR

CHANDIGARH

CHHATTISGARH

DADRA AND NAGAR HAVELI

DAMAN AND DIU

DELHI

GOA

GUJARAT

HARYANA

HIMACHAL PRADESH

JAMMU AND KASHMIR

JHARKHAND

KARNATAKA

KERALA

LAKSHADWEEP

MADHYA PRADESH

MAHARASHTRA

Manipur

Meghalaya

MIZORAM

NAGALAND

ORISSA

PONDICHERRY

PUNJAB

RAJASTHAN

SIKKIM

TAMIL NADU

TRIPURA

UTTAR PRADESH

UTTARANCHAL

WEST BENGAL

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