6th KIIT National Moot Court Competition Concludes Sastra University Champion
The 6th KIIT National Moot Court Competition concluded on 30th September in KIIT Law School campus. The Law School of Sastra Deemed University, Chennai bagged the Champions Trophy with a cash prize rupees one lakh. Rizvi Law College Mumbai and Christ University of Bangalore won the first and the second Runners Up prize with cash prize rupees fifty thousand and rupees twenty five thousand respectively. Biswas Bharadwaj of Sastra University Law College adjourned as best student advocate and got rupees ten thousand cash prize. 42 teams from across the country including National Law Universities and reputed Law Colleges were participated in this competition. Justice Sanjib Banerjee, Calcutta High Court; Surjya Mishra, Advocate General of Odisha; Somasekhar Sundaresan, Advocate; Siddharth Dutta, Partner, Sardul Amarchand Mangal Das Law Firm were joined as judges of the final round of Moot Court. Justice Debabrat Das, Judge Odisha High Court, Prof. Indrajit Dubey, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Intellectual Property Laws, IIT, Kharagpur; Dr. Sasmitarani Samanta, Registrar, KIIT Deemed University joined as Guest, while Prof. N. K. Chakraborty, Director, KIIT School of Law gave the welcome address in the valedictory ceremony. The inaugural session on 28th September was addressed by renowned legal expert Prof. N.L. Mitra and Prof. H.K. Mohanty, VC, KIIT Deemed University. Every year KIIT School of Law have been organizing National Moot Court Competitions for the development of skill of advocacy among the law students. Moot court competition has become culture and practice of law schools all over India.