Planning to deal with the legal issues of Keralites

DATE: 04-Nov-2019 Reported By: Manorama Online

Legal Aid Program will also be launched in the UAE within a month to deal with the legal problems of Keralites. The company plans to hire three legal consultants in the UAE. As the country with the largest number of Malayalees residing outside India, the UAE has decided to hire consultants in three locations. The appointments will be in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. There are plans to hire one or two people at each location. Legal consultants are also hired in the UAE after appointments in Kuwait and Oman.

No involvement in a criminal offense

Authorities said there are legal limitations to help those convicted of criminal offenses. In particular, it does not cover the provision that allows for the remainder of the sentence to remain in the local jail. It is a subject of criminal exchange between countries. It is the intervention of the central government.

Help will ask for

Keralites with passport, valid employment or visitor visa, or relatives / friends of incarcerated or distressed person may seek help. Legal assistance for Keralites in foreign jails for offenses other than their own and small crimes.

Legal assistance and awareness
Difficulties have been encountered by foreign-related work to get legal help. Other objectives include providing legal assistance in filing cases, assisting in compensation and mercy pleas, organizing legal awareness programs with Malayalee cultural organizations, providing expert in translating various languages ​​and providing legal assistance to affected Malayalees.

Application through Norka
Along with the documents relating to requests for legal assistance in the Chief Executive Officer, Norka Roots, Third Floor, Norka Center, Thaikkad, addresses the Thiruvananthapuram -695014,, to be submitted to the e-email The application form is available at Toll-free numbers 1800 425 3939 (from India) and 00918802012345 (Missed Call Service from abroad).