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HNLU To Conduct Its Fifth Convocation On 31st July 2022

23 July 2022 11:23 AM GMT
HNLU To Conduct Its Fifth Convocation On 31st July 2022

Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU) Raipur, the premier Law University ranked 5th among National Law Universities by the India Today and 50/100 among the world universities for real contribution to society during 2021 by the World Universities Real Impact (WURI) will be holding the Fifth Convocation Ceremony on July 31st, 2022, from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Hotel Babylon Capital, Raipur.

Hon'ble Mr. Justice N.V. Ramana, Chief Justice of India has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest for the Convocation and will deliver the Convocation Address. Hon'ble Shri Bhupesh Baghel, Chief Minister, State of Chhattisgarh has kindly consented to grace the event as the Guest of Honor. Hon'ble Mr. Justice Shri S Abdul Nazeer, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Visitor, HNLU will preside over the ceremony and Hon'ble Mr. Justice Arup Kumar Goswami, Chief Justice, High Court of Chhattisgarh and Chancellor, HNLU will award the Degrees.

Hon'ble Mr.Justice M.R.Shah, Judge, Supreme Court, Hon'ble Mrs. Justice B.V.Nagarathna, Judge, Supreme Court, Shri Mohammad Akbar, Hon'ble Minister of Law, Shri Umesh Patel, Hon'ble Minister of Higher Education, Shri Prem Sai Singh, Hon'ble Minister of Tribal Affairs, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra, Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sanjay K Agrawal, Hon'ble Mr. Justice P.Sam Koshy, Honorable Judges of the High Court of Chhattisgarh, Hon'ble Mr. Justice (Retd.) Deepak Gupta, Hon'ble Mr.Justice (Retd.) G.Raghuram (former Director, NJA Bhopal) and Shri Satish Chandra Verma, Advocate General of Chhattisgarh will attend the convocation. Other Eminent Jurists who will attend the convocation include Prof.Ranbir Singh, Pro Chancellor of IILM University, Mr. R.Venkataramani, Senior Advocate of Supreme Court, Prof. Paramjit S. Jaswal Vice Chancellor of SRM University at Sonepat, Prof.V.Vijaykumar, Vice Chancellor of NLIU Bhopal, Shri Govind Miri, Senior Advocate, Shri Agarwal – Senior advocate, Dr.Nirmal Shukla Senior Advocate at Bilaspur, Secretaries of Government of Chhattisgarh & other distinguished legal luminaries of the State.

The Convocation will witness conferment of degrees upon 160 students from the B.A.LL.B. (Hons) Batch of 2015-2020, 147 students from the B.A.LL.B. (Hons) Batch of 2016-2021, 49 students from the LL.M. Batch of 2019 – 2020, 61 students from the LL.M. Batch 2020-2021 and 4 students for Ph.D. A total of 246 students who will take the degrees in this convocation, will be taking the degree in-person and others will be taking the degree in-absentia.

During the Convocation Ceremony, a total of 23 students will be awarded with Gold Medals for their outstanding performance in academics in HNLU which includes, the Chancellor's Gold Medal, The University's Gold Medal, Chhattisgarh State Bar Council Gold Medal, The Late Kamal Narayan Sharma Gold Medal, Late Smt. Shantidevi Agarwal Memorial Gold Medal, Shri Vidyadhar Mishra Memorial Gold Medal, Dinesh Prasad Srivastava Memorial Gold Medal, Late Shri Hamidullah Khan Ex-MLA Kabirdham Gold Medal, Late K.P. Munshi Gold Medal, Syed Wakil Ahmed Rizvi Gold Medal, amongst other significant medals.

HNLU will also be releasing the HNLU Journal of Legal and Social Studies which is published under the aegis of HNLU Press. Prof.(Dr.)V.C.Vivekanandan speaking on the proposed convocation remarked, " It is the tenacity of the graduating students of batches of 2020 and 2021 to endure the hardships of COVID to succeed in their completion of their courses and moving ahead in their career. Equally to be complimented is the efforts of the faculty and staff in delivering the services in such tough times. The University also places on record its sincere thanks to the Chancellor and Governing bodies to support and guide the affairs during this period."

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