SRINAGAR, Feb. 27 -- Early Times Report

Chief Justice, J&K High Court, Justice Gita Mittal today said that for seeking justice, courts should be first, not last resort.

While interacting with the district judicial officers, she said that people are fearful of coming to the courts since they are ignorant of the formalities but the legal aid mechanism should be there to guide the people.

The Principal District and Sessions Judge Srinagar, Abdul Rashid Malik, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudary, Principal Secretary to Chief Justice, Director Health Services, Kashmir, Secretary District Legal Services Authority, Srinagar, Adnan Syed and other concerned were present.

On the occasion, Justice Mittal asked the officials to make...