Warangal Urban: A long-pending civil case has been settled at the National Lok Adalat held here at District Court Complex, Warangal, among the hundreds of cases settled here on Saturday. The land dispute, which sustained for more than 24 years in the Civil Court, was for open land to an extent of 290 square yards in Survey no 1260 situated at Kumarpally village, Hanamakonda. The case was filed in 1997 and parties were at loggerheads by filing one case each. The original parties died during the pendency of litigation and the legal heirs are contesting the cases. The trial court decreed one suit and dismissed another suit in 2006. However, the parties preferred two appeals in 2007 and were fighting the litigation.
With the intervention of Presiding Officer Y Padma, the Fourth Additional District Judge of Warangal, a mediation session was conducted with cooperation and support of both parties’ advocates B Rajandra Kumar and Y Manohar Rao. Finally, the parties agreed for amicable settlement of the dispute.
In the settlement terms, the adverse party agreed to receive 80 square yards land out of a total of 290 square yards land and the matter was referred to Lok Adalat Bench. The parties and their counsels were happy for settling the long-pending dispute that lasted for more than 24 years with cope for more time being taken if the matter was carried in the appeal.
Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Warangal, G V Mahesh Nath and other junior civil judges and others were present.
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