Srinagar: The ‘Kashmir University National Moot Court Competition-2018’ was on Monday inaugurated at Gandhi Bhawan, of the varsity here.
Vice Chancellor, Prof Talat Ahmad, Justice Hasnain Masoodi, Chairman, Juvenile Justice Act, Prof Mohammad Hussain head and dean, School of Law and Prof Anand Paliwal, Dean, College of Law, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan were present on the inaugural function.
Prof Anand Paliwal highlighted the importance of moot courts. He said that the moot courts help in the development of argumentative skills of a law student which is a prerequisite for becoming a good lawyer.
Stressing the need to develop advocacy skills among the students, Prof. Nilofar Khan, Registrar and Dean College Development Council, University of Kashmir impressed upon that the school of law should organise such programmes at departmental level frequently and assured of all administrative assistance in this regard.
Justice Masoodi laid emphasis on the constitutional goals set out in the preamble of the Constitution which a student of law and lawyers should pursue while contesting a case in moot court or actual courts.
Prof Talat Ahmad impressed upon the students of law in general and the participants of the National Moot Court in particular to be well equipped with the advocacy skills in the present globalised word.