Legal Services Authorities provide free and competent legal services to weaker sections of the society to ensure that opportunities for securing justice is not denied to any citizen by reason of economic or other disabilities and to organize Lok Adalat to ensure that the operation of the legal system promots justice on a basis of equal opportunity.
“Access to Justice” for all is the motto of the Legal Services Authorities.
The District Legal Services
Authority, Goalpara, started functioning, vide Assam State
Legal Services Authority letter No. LGL/176/94/pt/11/48, dated
07-04-98, within the court premises of the Goalpara District Judiciary
Court complex, Goalpara, in the year 1999, under the
Chairmanship of B. D. Bhuyan, the then
District and Sessions Judge, Goalpara, with its prime motive to
ensure equity of justice for all, specially the weaker zone of the
society, irrespective of caste, creed and race.