|Hon. Virender Singh|
Armed Forces Tribunal
Justice Singh has been a longstanding proponent of Legal Aid Services and was recently conferred with the Capital Foundation National Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field at Delhi. He has remained associated with the Legal Services Authority while he was serving as a High Court Judge in the State of Jammu & Kashmir and then as the Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court where he was the Patron-in-Chief of the Jharkhand Legal Services Authority.
Legal Services in India refers to provisioning of Legal Aid to the needy who cannot afford legal assistance. Legal Services Authorities are statutory bodies created by legislative action and the system draws its spirit from Article 39A of the Constitution of India.