LEGAL LITERACY CLUB OF ST. JOSEPH’S SR. SEC. SCHOOL INVITES GUEST SPEAKER FOR VALUABLE LECTURE
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The legal literacy club at St. Joseph’s Sr. Sec. School Sector 44 D Chandigarh, has had many renowned experts and speakers who have come and given valuable lectures to the students on a regular basis. On the 16th of April- Mr. Ishmeet Singh, Advocate at State Legal Services Authority , Chandigarh was invited by the club. He spoke on relevant issues pertaining to topics such as legal rights, the Posco act, Child rights and about legal services to the students of the Secondary block.
He introduced and spoke about the Legal Services Authority and gave a detailed talk on the Lok Adalats- a civil matter that can be settled with both concerned parties. He informed the students about the Permanent Lok Adalat which is related to the public and government department cases. Highlighting about the Mediation Centre, he elaborated and gave vital information to the children on the matter. He also spoke elaborately on theft cases and how the court proceeds in such matters.
Another important aspect was POCSO-Protection of Children from sexual offences. An important aspect that needed to be touched upon by the expert.
Mr. Ishmeet interacted with the youngsters and took their queries too. The valuable information given to the students was useful. To be aware of these aspects is vital for young minds as they get first hand information from the right source. The incharge of the club Ms. Simran thanked the guest speaker for having taken out his valuable time and given this lecture to the students. Lessons valued indeed by young curious minds.