The District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Kupwara Monday
organized a day long awareness programme on Bati Bacho Bati Padho, here at Town Hall
Principal District and Sessions Judge and Chairman DLSA, Tasleem Arief was the chief guest on
The awareness programme was conducted as part of Pan India Awareness and Outreach
Programme and Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and in observance of international day of girl child.
Speaking at the occasion, the Principal District and Sessions Judge threw light on the legal
values of observing awareness on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao. He said Judiciary is always at the
back support of women folk. He enlisted various flagship programmes aimed at welfare and
empowerment of women.
Earlier, Secretary DLSA Muzamil Wani gave the welcome address and highlighted the
structure of legal services and its role in facilitation of justice for girl children. He stressed that
DLSA is bridging the gap between justice and people in deprivation.
Later, a felicitation ceremony was also held in which the chief guest and other special
guests distributed momentos and gifts among girl achievers and new mother’s of the district.
Participants included officers from police, social welfare and civil administration apart from
lawyers and students.
People and participants expressed gratitude for the DLSA in this great gesture.
Awareness programme on Beti Padhao Beti Bachao was also held at Tangdar under the
Chairmanship of Munsif Court Tangdar, Mr Wasim Mirza.