Legal literacy programme highlights available legal services in state


IMPHAL, October 9: The Imphal west district Legal Services Authority in association with the Human Rights Law Network, Manipur organized a one day legal literacy and awareness programme at Lairenkabi Maning Leikai today.

A release of the HRLN has stated that during an interaction with the participants, it was transpired that there are several shortcomings and malpractices in the implementation of the Targeted Public Distribution Systems and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act, 2005 and that there are instances of distribution of PDS items after taking excessive prices and that too without giving the exact quantity of rice, sugar and SK Oil.

The function was attended by A Guneshwar Sharma, member secretary, Manipur State Legal Services Authority, Chingakham Pakpi, a Meira Paibi leader and Yumkham Rother, Judicial Magistrate First Class, Imphal west as the chief guest, president and guest of honour.

During the function, A Guneshwar Sharma highlighted the various services available under the Manipur State Legal Authority and also pointed out the important role played by the Manipur State Legal Services Authority, it added.


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