Bhubaneswar, Sep 22: The 3rd KIIT University National Moot Court Competition organized by KIIT School of Law concluded on Sunday. A total of 46 teams participated in the competition from several National Law Universities and reputed Law Colleges of India. The CMR Law College of Bangalore adjudged as based team and got the champions trophy with a cash prize of one lakh. Campus center of Law, Delhi University adjudged as first runners up and National Law University, Assam adjudged as second runners up. Both the team awarded with runners up trophy and cash prize of Fifty Thousand and Twenty five thousand respectively.
Shaurya Upadhyay Campus Law Center, University of Delhi adjudged as best student lawyer and received cash prize of Rs, 10,000, trophy. Justice Altamas Kabir, Former Chief Justice of India, Justice Rum Pal, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and Justice Indra Banerjee, Judge, Calcutta High Court addressed the valedictory function. Addressing the Law student Justice Kabir said the future lawyers should adhere the ethics and morality laid down by Bar Council of India.
He also said quality of the students is much better than in our time. Justice Pal said that this moot court competition was an eye opener for me. I have never joined any moot court competition. I joined in this National Moot Court competition for the 1st time. She also advised the law students to maintain ethics and standard of behavior in their legal profession. Justice Pal also advised the students not to confront with the Judge and be pleasant with judge always in their profession. Justice Banarjee said the moot court helps law students in three ways. The law students are learnt from the moot court how to be a good lawyer, good orator and a good researcher. Prof. N. K. Chakrabarty, Director, KIIT School of Law gave the Welcome address and Dr. Sasmitarani Samanta proposed the vote of thanks.