1. Lok Adalat was set up to provide speedy justice.
2. It hears and settles the disputes in the language of the people in the public presence.
3. A Lok Adalat is presided over by a retired judge along with a lawyer and a social worker.
4. Cases are put forward without advocates.
5. The first Lok Adalat was held on 1982 at Junagadh of Gujarat.