The Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority in coordination with Apatani Women Association, Ziro (AWAZ), organised a one day Legal Awareness cum legal aid Camp at Hapoli on Sunday for Women which was attended by 218 members of the Association.
The legal awareness was graced by District & Sessions Judge Budi Habung and Member Secretary, State Legal Services Authority, Dani Belo, Deputy Secretary, Law and Judicial, Shri Habung Tangu,Judicial Magistrate First Class,Yinkiong, Rosy Taba,PC,DOJ, Tanyang Tado,Secretary,Lower Subansiri District Bar Association,.
Nengker Kunya Millo, Secretary in her welcome speech highlighted the activities of the association and thanked the legal services authority for organising the programme for the benefit of the members of the Association on laws. Budi Habung in his inaugural speech thanked the AWAZ Ziro for associating with the State Legal Services Authority in organising the programme and assured to provide assistance in holding programmes in schools/ colleges in future in various legal topics.
During the day long programme, talks on general rights of the women under the Indian laws which included references to legal, criminal and constitutional provisions was delivered by Habung Tangu, Judicial Magistrate First Class, Budi Habung, Member Secretary in his presentation spoke on the legal aid and the role of the legal services authority touching upon the background of the legal aid concept and the activities conducted by it from time to time. Further during the programme, Talks on Protection of Women from Sexual harassment at Work Place and Domestic Violence and the modalities to avail such provisions were delivered by Rosy Taba, Tanyang Tado, Advocate spoke on plea bargaining under the criminal law and vividly dwelt on the finer details and how to avail the same during the course of the trial, Dani Belo spoke on Arunachal Pradesh Victim Compensation Schem,2011 and procedures to avail the same.