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Interlink law with other disciplines: Menon

THE FIRST Justice R K Tankha Memorial National Moot Court Competition was organised at National Law Institute University (NLIU) premises here on March 18-19 in collaboration with Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Madhya Pradesh High Court. Chief Guest at the valedictory session of the function was the State Chief Justice A K Patnaik.

india Updated: Mar 20, 2006 14:27 IST

THE FIRST Justice R K Tankha Memorial National Moot Court Competition was organised at National Law Institute University (NLIU) premises here on March 18-19 in collaboration with Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Madhya Pradesh High Court. Chief Guest at the valedictory session of the function was the State Chief Justice A K Patnaik.

His colleague judges in the High Court including Justice Deepak Mishra, Justice S L Kochar, Justice A M Sapre, senior Supreme Court advocate Vivek Tankha, legal luminaries, bureaucrats and other distinguished guests were also present on the occasion.

Fifteen teams from law colleges from across the country participated in the Moot Court Competition. The NLIU Bhopal’s initiative to organise the first Moot Court on Natural Resources Law involving intricate issues of International Water Law including Riparian Rights and inter-State water disputes was lauded by the guests.

Director, National Judicial Academy, Bhopal, Padamshree Prof N R Madhava Menon had inaugurated the event on March 18. In his address on the occasion, Professor Menon stressed the need of inter-linking law with other disciplines and underlined the importance of five-year law courses being offered at different law schools of India.

The semi-final rounds of the competition was judged by Chairman M P State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission Justice N K Jain, senior advocates S N Singh and Bharti Singh besides senior faculty members Prof C M Jariwala, Dr S Surya Prakash and Rajiv Khare.

The final rounds of the competition was judged by Justice A K Patnaik. The team from Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai, won the competition. Justice Patnaik and Vivek Tankha gave away prizes to the winning team. The NLIU Director Prof Balraj Chauhan welcomed the chief guest, other dignitaries and participants of the Moot Court Competition.