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A just outcome of a legal process is far more important than expeditious disposal, In this context critically analyse the issues associated with Lok Adalats in India.

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

3. A just outcome of a legal process is far more important than expeditious disposal, In this context critically analyse the issues associated with Lok Adalats in India. (250 words)

Reference:  The Hindu

Why the question:

The article provides for a brief analysis of the Lok Adalats in the country.

Key Demand of the question:

One is expected to analyse the statement in detail and critically analyse the issues associated with Lok Adalats in India.

Directive:

Critically 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. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgment.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with brief background of Indian judiciary in the context of the question.

Body:

The answer body must have the following aspects covered:

Present first a picture of endemic delays and excessive backlogs in Indian judiciary.

Discuss the associated issues in detail – fall in the efficiency of National Lok Adalat: Due to discontinuation of organizing NLAs on specific to subject matter (since 2017), Limitations of e-Lok Adalats, Questions over the quality of justice delivery, Money power domination etc.

Conclusion:

Conclude that a just outcome of a legal process is far more important than expeditious disposal.