Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.
1. Access to justice for the deprived is a constitutional decree to ensure fair treatment under our legal system. In this context, analyse the success of Lok Adalat in India. (250 words)
Reference: The Hindu
Why the question:
The article presents to us an analysis of successes and failures of Lok Adalat.
Key Demand of the question:
One must analyse in detail the success of the idea of Lok Adalat in the Indian setup of judiciary in presenting access to justice for the deprived.
Analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.
Structure of the answer:
Start with what Lok Adalats are.
First talk about the constitutional status of Lok Adalats. Briefly discuss the History and Evolution of Lok Adalats in India.
Discuss the provisions given in the constitution with respect to access to justice for the deprived.
Present the merits and demerits of the system, weigh the successes achieved.
Account for challenges and shortcoming if any.
Conclude with their importance.