Nagpur: G. H. Raisoni Law School, Nagpur organized a 3 day National Trial and Appellate Moot Court Competition 2016 from 11th March 2016 to 13th March 2016. The Inaugural Function of the fest was held on 11th March by 5:30 p.m. at Vivekananda Hall of G. H. Raisoni Law School, Nagpur. Justice Bhushan R. Gavai Judge Bombay High Court Nagpur Bench and Justice Mohit S. Shah (Rtd. Chief Justice of Bombay High Court) graced the occasion. They addressed a gathering comprising of participants from different parts of the country, students and members of the Nagpur Bar. The competition commenced with its preliminary rounds on 12th March 2016, wherein 30 judges from the Nagpur Bar were the judges and grilled the students on the practical aspects of Criminal Law.
On 13th March 2016, The Semi final round was followed by the final round, which was judged Justice M. L. Tahaliyani Lokayukta, Maharashtra & Justice A. M. Badar, Judge Bombay High Court. The final round was followed by the valedictory function, which commenced in the presence of Justice M. L. Tahaliyani Lokayukta, Maharashtra & Justice A. M. Badar, Judge Bombay High Court.
Dr. J. L. Aparajit sir, Director G. H. Raisoni Law School, praised the qualities of the dignitaries that they are very down to earth. Sir has been a teacher and a mentor to Justice Badar. He further congratulated the organizing committee, the teachers, staff and the participants for making the competition successful, he also felt proud that the college was the premier institution in the country to start off with this sort of competition.
Justice A. M. Badar, Judge Bombay High Court started off by congratulating the Director, Teachers of G.H.Raisoni Law School. He congratulated the organizing committee headed by President Sahil Dewani and the framers of the Moot problem for covering all core aspects of Criminal Law. He expressed his eagerness for judging such competitions as he gets opportunity to interact with the students and relieve his college days.
Justice M. L. Tahaliyani Lokayukta, Maharashtra, at the outset congratulated both the teams for their splendid performance. He shared his vast experience in the field of law, he asked the students to run behind “work” and not behind ‘success’ and Money is not everything in life, it is only a part of life. He further expressed his love for the college, as this was the 3rd time he was judging the final round in this college. He even persuaded the students to join the Bar and not the corporates as he felt that there is eminent need for the quality of law.
Further, the prizes for the said competition were sponsored by well known personalities of city. The prizes of the competition are as followed:
1. BEST TEAM: GNLU, Gandhinagar
2. RUNNER UP: NLU, Odisha
3. BEST ADVOCATE: Vriddhi Maria
4. 2ND BEST ADVOCATE: Yagya Srivastava
5. BEST MEMORIAL: GNLU, Gandhinagar
6. BEST RESEARCHER: Prastut Dalvi
7. BEST PERSONALITY MALE: Arjun Ajay
8. BEST PERSONALITY FEMALE: Vriti Soni
The compering of the function was done by Mukta Zadgoankar & Suvidhi Jain. Sahil Dewani, MCA President, proposed the vote of thanks of the valedictory function.