Legal aid is the provision of assistance to people otherwise to afford legal representation and access to the court system. Article 39A of the constitution of India provides that state shall secure that the operation of the legal system promotes justice on a basis of equal opportunity and shall in particular, provide free legal aid, by suitable legislation to ensure that opportunities for securing justice are not denied to any citizen by reason of economic or other disability.

Let us not forget that ignorance leads to greater exploitation and lack of empowerment leading to perpetuation of poverty, ill-health and a hast of other social problems. So we provide basic and essential knowledgle to the vulnerable groups so that they can understand the law and know the scope of their rights under the law and eventually assert their rights as a means to take action, uplift their social status and being in social change.