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POONCH: District Legal Services Authority Poonch on Friday organised an awareness camp on “Coronavirus (Covid-19)” under the chairmanship of (Pr. Distt & Sessions) Judge Madan Lal at District Court Complex Poonch.
Som Lal CJM/Chairman TLSC Poonch, Javed Rana Hakla Secretary DLSA Poonch, President Bar Association Poonch Mohd Zaman, doctors, Retainer Lawyers and other Senior Advocates attended this programme.
The senior advocates Raja Abbas Khan, Mohd Ishaq Khan, Dr Sakhi Mohd and Dr Abdul Qayoom spoke on the subject of Coronavirus, Symptoms and its effects among the general public. Madan Lal Chairman DLSA (Pr. Distt & Sessions Judge) Poonch also spoke on this occasion. The team of DLSA Poonch, PLV’s, Members of Bar Association Poonch and litigants were also present.
UDHAMPUR: District Legal Services Authority Udhampur, on Friday launched an awareness campaign to combat and control spread of the Corona virus (COVID-19) in the district.
The campaign was organized on the direction of Legal Services Authority, J&K, UT and under the guidance of Chairman District Legal Services Authority, Principal District and Session Judge Mohan Lal Manhas and supervised by Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Sandeep Kour.
The main aim of the programme was to educate the gathering about the symptoms, preventive measures and misconceptions about COVID -19 (Corona virus).
During the campaign, the DLSA displayed information pamphlets and posters at conspicuous places in the Court complex and other public places. In addition, Digital Display Boards installed in the court are displaying precautions issued by World Health Organisation (WHO), the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and by the Health and Medical Education Department J&K.
A video of WHO expert, Dr Ravinder on Corona virus was also displayed on LEDs to disseminate the information among general public. Meanwhile, a cleanliness drive and an interactive awareness talk on the Corona virus was organized today in court complex in which employees of different courts participated.
Addressing the employees, the Chairman District Legal Services Authority, (Principal District and Session Judge), stressed upon employees, lawyers and litigants to avoid unnecessary overcrowding in the courts.
He highlighted the simple precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the disease like cleaning hands with soap or sanitizer, using mask if one experience symptoms like cold, cough and difficulty in breathing besides maintaining hygiene. He added that the bio metric attendance system for the staff has also been suspended till March 31, 2020. A number of awareness camps have been organized by DLSA in the District to make public aware about the virus and the preventive measures to be adopted for stopping its spread.