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Justice Tashi for establishing conducive environment to constructive negotiations

Wednesday, 14th February 2019

"Justice Tashi Rabastan, Judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Sunday underscored the significance of mediation in judicial dispensation, saying this is a viable mode to resolve disputes without going into litigation for years.
“The mechanism of mediation is needed to be made robust and attractive for the parties involved in disputes”, Justice Tashi, as per an official, said while speaking at the conclusion of the 3-Day Refresher Workshop on Mediation for Lawyers, organized by the Mediation and Conciliation Committee of the High Court in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Government.
Tashi Rabstan laid emphasis on the need for establishing an environment conducive to constructive negotiations, describing this as the core mantra for successful outcome of Mediation process. He exhorted upon the participants to identify and take up all their issues regarding effective implementation of Mediation with their Presiding Officers and other concerned for redressal. He said efforts would be made to reach the district level courts with such programmes to ensure ground level implementation of Mediation.
Justice Sindhu Sharma of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, while delivering valedictory address, traced the roots of mediation in the Indian ethos and culture and observed that this mode of justice dispensation could emerge as most effective tool to achieve dispute resolution.
“By switching over to mediation in optimum number of cases, we will not only be connecting ourselves to roots but also changing the overall perception about justice delivery system”, Justice Sharma said.
Justice Sharma described the Mediator Lawyers as the pioneers of the concept and hoped that by putting in their best for its success they will inspire the posterity as also leave an indelible mark in the judicial world. She emphasized the crucial need of generating awareness on mediation saying this is most important ingredient towards success of this ground-breaking initiative.
“Contribution of lawyers towards societal welfare in terms of amicable solution of rising issues will go a long way in bringing about harmony and ending acrimony in the society”, she said and added that efforts should be made to make mediation a fully developed tool for resolution of disputes."

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