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District Court Of India

District Legal Services Authority

The District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Imphal East is functioning from an office located at the court building of the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal East, at Lamphelpat Court Complex. The District & Sessions Judge, Imphal East is the  Chairman of the DLSA, Imphal East. The DLSA provides free legal service to the persons who fulfill the criteria laid down under the Legal Services Authority Act, 1987. At present, 5 (five) number of legal aid clinics are functioning in Imphal East district. They are:
(i) Legal Aid Clinic, CoNe, Palace Compound;
(ii) Legal Aid Clinic, Jiribam;
(iii) Legal Aid Clinic, Chanam Sandrok;
(iv) Legal Aid Clinic, Nongbrang, Tumukhong; and
(v) Legal Aid Clinic, Central Jail, Sajiwa.


RK Memcha Devi
Chairman, DLSA, Imphal East

Smt R.k. Memcha Devi is the daughter of R. k Sanatomba Singh & (L) R. k (O) Chitrasakhi Devi and born on 1st March, 1963. Graduated Law from Lucknow University. Joined MJ S Grade-III on 20-5-1998. Promoted to MJS Grade-I in the year 2015. She was involved and participated in the legal services activities. Received the following Awards:-

I) 'Certificates of Appreciation' from the Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of Manipur on the occasion of National Girl Child Day on 24/01/2020.

II) 'Certificate of Outstanding Service' from the State Commission for Women on the occasion of International Women's Day on 12/03/2020.


Shri Arshad Saeed Shah

Secretary, DLSA Imphal East


ArshadSaeed Shah, born on 03/03/1992 at Yaripok, Imphal East, Manipur, son of Abdul Salam. Completed B.A., LL.B. from KLE Law College, Bangalore in the year 2015 and LL.M from Department of Law,SavitribaiPhule Pune University (previously known as Pune University) in the year 2016. Enrolled as an advocate in Manipur Bar Council on 29th August, 2016 and practice law for a brief period till December, 2017 in various Courts of Manipur. Joined Manipur Judicial Service Grade-III on 7th December, 2017.