The Front Office of District Legal Services Authority, Sonitpur was inaugurated recently by Hon’ble Mr Justice N. Kotiswar Singh, Judge Administration, Gauhati High Court-cum- Executive Chairman, Assam State Legal Services Authority, Guwahati. The Hoarding displaying Rights of People during Pre-Arrest and Custody was also unveiled during the same programme.
The District Legal Services Authority, Sonitpur, Tezpur, started functioning, vide Assam State Legal Services Authority letter No. LGL/176/94/pt/11/48, dated 07-04-98, within the court premises of the District and Sessions Judge Court complex, Sonitpur, Tezpur, in the year 1999, under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Mr. Justice (Retd.) B. D. Agarwal, the then District and Sessions Judge, Sonitpur, Tezpur, with its prime motive to ensure equity of justice for all, specially the weaker zone of the society, irrespective of caste, creed and race.