With reference to Lok Adalats, consider the following statements:
1. Lok Adalats envisage the Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism in India
2. The judicial proceedings and every Lok Adalat is deemed to be a Civil Court.
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?
 

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

System of Lok Adalats is an improvement on resolving disputes through the mediation of village elders and is based on Gandhian principles. All proceedings of a Lok Adalat are deemed to be judicial proceedings and every Lok Adalat is deemed to be a Civil Court.

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