IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 11, November 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Sanjay Rambhau Salkute
In India, prior to implementation of scheme for Lok Adalat, parties used to compromise their matter as per provisions contemplated under Order 23 Rule 3 of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908 or by any other available Traditional ways. Then ,the Lok Adalat mechanisms was introduced, consequently, amended provisions of Civil Procedure Code, 1908, and Legal Services Authority Act,1987, provided more provisions.
Lok Adalat is an improved mechanism for Indian Citizens because it is based on the principles of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi.