Legal awareness program on NALSA held at Chare-I-Sharief.


Budgam : The District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Budgam & Tehsil Legal Services Committee (TLSC), Chare-I-Sharief, in association with Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Chare-I-Sharief, and HR & ACF (NGO), joined hands to organize an awareness program aimed at empowering communities with legal knowledge about the (Child friendly Legal Services to Children and their Protection) Scheme 2015. The event, held at Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Chare-I-Sharief, witnessed the participation of distinguished guests and prominent figures.

The program witnessed the participation of Mr. Khalil Ahmad Choudhary, Chairman of DLSA, Budgam; Mr. Jahangir Ahmad Bakshi, Secretary of DLSA, Srinagar; Dr. Mohammad Aijaz Ashraf, Regional Director of Moulana Azad National Urdu University; Ms. Fakhur-un-Nisa Chairman of Tehsil Legal Services Committee, Chare-I-Sharief; Mr. Manzoor Ahmad, Principal Govt. Boys Hr. Sec. School Chare-I-Sharief, Syed Owais Geelani, SHO of Chare-I-Sharief; Mr. Masooq Ahmad, Advocate, President of Bar Association, Chare-I-Sharief; and Mr. Mudasir Ahmad, President of HRACF (HQ) Delhi.

The event was also graced by penal lawyers, members of civil society, staff members, and Para Legal Volunteers (PLVs) of TLSC and students.

In his presidential remarks, Mr. Khalil Ahmad Choudhary, Chairman of DLSA, Budgam, emphasized the importance of legal awareness in ensuring justice for all. He highlighted the role of legal aid clinics in providing free legal aid to the underprivileged. Mr. Jahangir Ahmad Bakshi, Secretary of DLSA, Budgam, stressed the need for community engagement in legal matters and applauded the efforts of TLSC, Char-e-Shareef, for their proactive approach in legal awareness.

Ms. Fakur-un-Nisa Chairperson TLSC, Chare-I-Sharief highlighted the significance of legal awareness about the beneficial provisions of legal aid for children in need of care and protection and children-in-conflict with law.
Dr. Mohammad Aijaz Ashraf expressed his gratitude towards the organizers and emphasized the significance of legal literacy in promoting social justice and equity.

The event commenced with heartwarming recitation of Holy Quran and Naath Shareef. Mr. Manzoor Ahmad, Principal of Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Chare-I-Sharief presented welcome address to all the dignitaries, participants and highlighted the importance of legal education in shaping responsible citizens.
Adv. Reyaz Ahmad, Panel Lawyer TLSC, Chaare-I-Sharif, gave an overview of Juvenile Justice Care & protection Act, 2015.
The proceedings of the programme was moderated by Mr. Waseem Rasool, Panel Lawyer TLSC of Chare-I-Sharief.

The program included informative sessions on various legal provisions enacted for the benefit of children and interactive sessions equipping the students with the necessary legal knowledge to navigate through the complexities of the legal system.

The collaboration between DLSA, Budgam, TLSC, Chare-I-Sharief, Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Chare-I-Sharief, and HRACF, marks a significant step towards fostering legal awareness and ensuring access to justice for all segments of society.


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