Srinagar, Jan 27: The District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Srinagar today organised an awareness program for prisoners in Central jail Srinagar, focusing on the Juvenile Justice Law.
The event was held in accordance with PAN India Campaign for Identifying Juveniles in Prisons and Rendering Legal Assistance 2024, aimed to restore the youth and uphold justice. To mention the campaign was virtually launched on January 25, 2024, by Justice Sanjiv Khanna, Judge, Supreme Court of India, and Executive Chairman, National Legal Services Authority;
Today’s programme was held under the guidance of Jawad Ahmed, Chairman of District Legal Services Authority (PDJ) Srinagar.
Under the campaign, Jahangir Ahmed Bakshi, Secretary DLSA, Srinagar, officials, Assistant LADC’s and Para Legal Volunteers, of DLSA Srinagar, visited the Central Jail to fulfill the objectives of the campaign.
This collaborative initiative underscores the commitment of legal authorities to ensure fair and just treatment for juvenile offenders within the legal framework.