Solan, April 20
The Faculty of Legal Sciences, Shoolini University, celebrated Ambedkar Jayanti to commemorate the birth anniversary of Babasaheb Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar with an Inter-University Quiz Competition. Six teams from different law colleges and universities battled it out for the top position on the theme, ‘The Constitution of India’.
Awasthi Law College, Nalagarh, L.R. Institute, Solan, Bahara University, HPU, and Shoolini University, Solan, was among the prominent ones.
The L.R. Institute of Legal Studies team, comprising Devyanshi Bhardwaj, Aditya Sharma, and Rinkle Khoond lifted the trophy, while the runners-up were the host team.
The chief guest for the event was Prof Devender Singh, Chairman, Department of Laws, Panjab University, Chandigarh. He appreciated the efforts of the university and faculty and motivated students to enhance their skills through such competitions that enhanced knowledge and boosted confidence.
Addressing the audience, Shoolini University Vice Chancellor Atul Khosla said Dr BR Ambedkar was a crusader against social and economic injustice. He dedicated his entire life to the betterment of socially backward people of India and played a major role in the liberation of the backward classes from the artificial bondages created by the privileged sections of society.
Shoolini University Faculty of Legal Sciences Dean NK Gupta addressed the participants and audience with a motivating and enlightening speech. Associate Dean Nandan Sharma welcomed the guests and briefed the audience about the competition. He said social democracy was the vision of Dr BR Ambedkar as the “rights of individuals are protected not by law but by the social and moral conscience of the society”.
Shoolini University BA LLB student Saloni Thakur spoke about the journey of BR Ambedkar in drafting the Constitution and his contributions to society.
The event concluded with a vote of thanks by Assistant Professor Palak Sharma, who was the convener and quizmaster at the event. She thanked the Vice Chancellor, management, and staff of Shoolini University for underlying the significance of the day to society in general and law students in particular.