irga is a unique traditional justice system, the word “JIRGA” in Shina (local language) means Arbitration in
English. Its employees a process of dispute settlement with the intervention of notables of the society followed by the
free consent of the disputing parties. This study was carried out to study the structure and functioning of Jirga system.
Researcher adopted the purposive sampling technique and collects the data from 36 respondents; area of the study
was Haramosh Gilgit-Baltistan. Study focus the Jirga system and its implications; researcher designed the questioner
to investigate the validity and accountability of Jirga system. Study defines the merits and demerits of Jirga system.
1-Muhammad Umair Ali MPhil. Scholar, Department of International Development Studies, Iqra University, Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Ali Rahmat MSc Sociology, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan.