Legal awareness programme

Legal awareness programme
By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Nov 9: A one day legal awareness programme was organised today at College of Nursing, Medical Directorate Lamphelpat, under the aegis of Legal Aid Clinic RIMS and the College of Nursing, Medical Directorate.
District and Session Judge Imphal West cum Chairman of District Legal Service Authority Imphal West, Maibam Manojkumar and Professor M Kumudini, Principal of the Nursing College, attended the event as the chief guest and guest of honour respectively. Speaking at the event, Maibam Manojkumar said that National Legal Day will be observed for 10 days, starting from today till November 18 as per the instruction of the National Legal Service Authority and during these 10 days, several legal awareness programmes will be organised in various parts of Imphal West district.
He also urged the people to approach the nearby Aid clinic if they want to have knowledge or any assistance regarding matters pertaining to law. He also stated that Para Legal Volunteers and Advocates are provided by the District Legal Service Authority for those who cannot afford their own lawyers for a Court trail. Thiyam Rajkishore, Chairperson of Child Welfare Committee Imphal West, spoke on the topic of POCSO while Ng Tejkumar, retired Director of Prosecution, spoke on the topic of medical and nursing ethics and medical and nursing legal aspect.

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