Shimla: Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla, on Saturday, organises its First Convocation and awarded a doctorate, master and graduation degree.
The National Law University conferred degrees, honoris causa, on four well-known jurists from across the nation. Apart from this, one PhD in Law Degree; 108 LL.M. Degrees, and 157 Degrees of B.A./B.B.B.A. LL.B. degrees were awarded in the Convocation.
In addition, 18 Gold Medals and Prizes were also conferred.
Ruby Yadav, Shagun Sharma, Vershika Sharma and Anushka Ukrani were conferred with Vice-Chancellor’s Gold Medal for their exemplary academic performance in the postgraduate programme. Whereas, in the undergraduate, Nikhat Jamal and Pranjal Sharma were conferred with gold medals.
Sonu Khandelwal was conferred with K.K. Luthra Memorial Gold Medal in Criminal Law.
Learned Judges from the Supreme Court of India, Members of the Governing, Executive, and Academic Council of the University, and the Judges of the High Court of Himachal Pradesh graced the occasion.
Vice-Chancellors from various National Law Universities across the country also participated in the convocation.
Justice Sanjiv Khanna, Judge, Supreme Court of India presided over the Convocation ceremony.
Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir, Former Chief Justice, High Court of Himachal Pradesh was conferred the Degree of Doctorate of Philosophy of Laws (Honoris Causa) by the University.
Mansoor Ahmad Mir has been the founding Chancellor of the Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla.