7th KIIT National Moot Court Competition Inaugurated

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KIIT School of Law organizes 7th KIIT National Moot Court Competition at Auditorium, Campus-11 from 12th to 15th September, 2019.

At the outset of the Inaugural Session held on 12th of September, Mr. Subash Chander Raina, Director, KIIT School of Law welcomed the Hon’ble Chief Justice of High Court of Orissa, Shri Justice Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri and all the   participants.  He thanked Founder of KIIT & KISS Prof. Achyuta Samanta ; Registrar of KIIT DU Prof. Sasmita Samanta  and Vice-Chancellor Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty for their support.

In her Address, Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Registrar, KIIT DU advised the students to come out of their comfort zone and take challenges so that they will be successful in life.  She urged the youth to channelize their energy in the right direction and know how KIIT Deemed to be University has achieved the “Institute of Eminence” status through years of hard work.  She said all the best to all participants and expressed her gratitude to the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Orissa High Court for his presence.

Chairman, Prof. P.K. Sarkar said that we have a great day because of the presence of the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Orissa High Court to inaugurate the Moot Court Competition.  He mentioned about the up-coming Bar Council of India Moot Court Competition to be held on October, 2019.  He also said that live streaming of court room like the Parliament and Legislative Assembly will help the students in getting the Practical knowledge of what is happening in the court.

Sharing his experience, Hon’ble Chief Justice of High Court of Orissa said that how he used to shiver when he appeared before courts and, there were no Moot Courts while he was studying law. Quoting Mark Twain’s words “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter; it is the difference between the lightening bug and lighting”. 

Hon’ble Chief Justice said that the “Law in action and law in book” is different.  So Moot Courts help this generation of law students in providing firsthand knowledge of what is really happening in the courts. Welcoming and congratulating the participants, he said participation in a National Moot Court itself is an achievement.

As many as 47teams Pan India are participating this year in 7th KIIT National Moot Court Competition, which will culminate on Sunday,i.e. 15th of September, 2019.