Itanagar, March 24 -- Despite numerous rights and benefits granted to citizens, lack of awareness often deprives them of these benefits,Supreme Court Judge, Justice Surya Kant said here on Sunday.

Speaking at the mega legal awareness programme organized by the Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA) in collaboration with Tawang District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) and the District Administration, he commended the efforts of organisations like NLSA (National Legal Services Authority), SLSA, and DLSA at national, state, and district levels for their initiatives in spreading awareness and assisting citizens in accessing their entitled benefits.

Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court, Justice Vijay Bishnoi, who is also the...