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Awareness camp on legal services in Balurghat

BALURGHAT: A legal awareness service camp was organised by the department of District Legal Services Authority, South Dinajpur unit, in association with Balurghat civic authorities on Monday afternoon.

The objective of the camp, in which around 100 people took part, was to provide information on legal services to people.

"None should be deprived of getting legal services. People are not informed about various aspects of law. We have organised the camp to help them," said the secretary of the department of District Legal Services Authority Soumendranath Roy.

Member of the district child welfare committee Suraj Das, who took part in the camp, said: "We discussed many important topics, including cyber crimes, elderly citizens' legal aid and complications related to their name enrolment for pension and providing aid to those people, who are attached to agricultural sector."

"Everyone should know about their rights and the legal assistance they are entitled to so that no one can cheat them. We interacted with the participants of the camp through a question-and-answer session," said a legal assistant Jaya Mondal.

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