Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Web application for free legal services to prisoners

As per information provided by the Ministry of Law and Justice, Department of Justice, the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) has developed and launched a web application in New Delhi on 29.6.2017 for legal services to under trial prisoners/convicts. The web application facilitates to know the unrepresented under trial prisoners, and the Legal Services Institutions can provide them free legal services. The under trial prisoners or their relatives can also send their request to the Legal Services Institutions for getting free legal aid. 

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in a written reply to question by Adv. Joice George in the Lok Sabha today (July 25, 2017)
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Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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