Aryans organizes Legal Aid and Awareness Camp
Mohali 2 May
To spread awareness about the rights of vulnerable sections of society, getting free Legal Aid and importance and procedure for filing RTI, Aryans College of Law organised a Legal Aid and Awareness camp at Village Nepra, Near Rajpura- Patiala Highway. This was an initiative to provide free Legal Aid to indigent persons as well as awaring them about safety guidelines issued by the Government amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. The camp was organized under the leadership of Prof BS Sidhu, Director, Aryans Group.
Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group said that Students being a part of this programme were exposed to practical knowledge which is a must for budding lawyers. They assisted advocates during their interaction with the general public which helped them to analyze the case studies to develop a critical thinking about the subject matter. This platform gave them an opportunity to boost their confidence level, he added.
Ms Sanskriti Rana, Faculty, Aryans College of Law, spoke about Article 39A of the Constitution of India which provides for free Legal Aid to the poor and weaker sections of the society and ensures justice for all. The faculty members and students as volunteers detailed the targeted population about the importance and the procedure of filing an RTI application and the avenues of redressal.
The main objective of this Legal Aid and Awareness Camp was to aware the mass of their legal right to access information from defaulting authorities, making them well-versed with the procedure of filing an RTI & aware them of the benefits of filing an RTI.
Ms Daljinder, Faculty, Aryans Group was also present on this occasion. The students including Mr Sahil Walia, Mr Mridul Choudhary, Mr Amandeep Singh & Mr Lovish Bali participated as volunteers in this camp.