Law Fest concludes at Malappuram Centre


Aligarh : Law students from various colleges and universities participated in the quiz, case commentary, judgement writing and debate contests held during the recently concluded three-day ‘Justice Mahmood National Law Fest’ of the Law Society, Malappuram Centre, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).

Masood K (Government Law College) won the quiz competition with Cramline Gupta (School of Law, DAVV) finishing second. Parajjawal Pathak (BVDU New Law College) and M Shahran, (Faculty of Law, AMU) shared the third prize.

Akansha Trivedi and Ridhima Singhal of the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab were declared joint winners of the case commentary competition in which Vaishnavi Tripati (Indore Institute of Law) and Jasleen Bedi (School of Law and Legal Studies, GGSIPU) secured the second and third positions respectively.

Faraz Ali Khan (Department of Law, AMU Malappuram Centre) triumphed in the judgement writing contest followed by Farhat Sultan (Seth Shankarlal Lahoti Law College) in second place. Sadhvi Singh (Department of Law, AMU Malappuram Centre) received the third prize.

Sadhvi Singh and Afina SS of the Department of Law, AMU Malappuram Centre bagged the first prize in the debate. Khayti Solanki (Kalinga University) and Fariya Sharaf (Amity University) were given the respective second and third prizes, while Priti Kumari (Jogesh Chandra University) received the consolation prize.

Dr Nisha Dhanraj Dewani (Associate Professor, Department of Law, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies) Ahmad Akhlaq (Assistant Professor, Department of Law, AMU Murshidabad Centre), Dr Shaharyar Asaf Khan (Associate Professor, Department of Law, Manav Rachna University), Dr Faisal Ahmad Khan (Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Lloyd Law College), Shahnawaz Ahmad (Assistant Professor, Crescent School of Law) and Ramsha Tanwir (Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi) judged the competitions.

In the valedictory address, Dr Faisal KP (Director, Malappuram Centre) encouraged students to enhance legal skills through participation in various contests.

Dr Ghalib Nashter (Coordinator, Department of Law) informed that more such programmes will take place in the months to come.

Dr Faisal Ahmed Khan (Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Lloyd Law College) urged law students to join training and internship programmes.

Participation in these programmes will help students to improve skills and increase their intellect, said Shahnawaz Ahmad (Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Crescent School of Law).

Allahabad High Court advocate, Shivendra Raj Singhal said that participation in these competitions help students to think critically and creatively on diverse issues.

Kshitij Srivastava (Legal Soch Foundation) invited the winners to join a free-of-cost certificate course in Contract Drafting.

Dr Shahnawaz Ahmed Malik (Faculty Convener) presented the event report.

Dr Lubna Irfan (Teacher In-charge, Law Fest) announced the competition results.

Syed Mohd Tayyab (Vice President, Law Society) extended the vote of thanks and Duaa Hashmi conducted the programme.