Conversation with 1st National Moot Court Competition winners

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1st National Moot Court Competition organized by Institute of law, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra was held on 12th – 13th March, 2016 was based on The Juvenile Law. 38 teams from different law colleges persuing 5 year integrated law course or 3 year law across India,  participated in the competition.

The National Moot Court Event was inaugurated by-

  • Hon’ble justice R.K Jain,
    and the judges in the final round were-
  • Justice Surya Kant
  • Justice Raj Narain

The valedictory session was presided by Honorable Justice K. G. Balakrishanan.

The pre-rounds, quarter finals, semi-final rounds were judged by Senior Advocates of various High Courts, esteemed faculty members of different law colleges and NLUs, CJMs, etc.

The finale round of the 1st National Moot Court Competition organized by Institute of law, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra held on 13th March, 2016 was won by the team of Delhi Metropolitan Education, GGSIPU, New Delhi.

The winning team comprising:-

  1. Damini Bisht
  2. Azka Sheikh Kalia
  3. Harshit Dave

The Best Mooter was awarded to Raavi Shukla of Chanakya National Law University, Patna.

The Best Researcher was awarded to Kamesh Vedula of Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi.

The Best Memorial was awarded to UILS, Punjab University, Chandigarh. The team comprised of-

  1. Divya
  2. Anshul Singhal
  3. Priya Gupta

The following is an interview of the Delhi Metropolitan Education, GGSIPU, New Delhi team which won the 1st National Moot Court Competition organized by Institute of law, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra held on 12th – 13th March, 2016.

The winning team comprising:-

  1. Damini Bisht
  2. Azka Sheikh Kalia
  3. Harshit Dave

IN SESSION:

Hello Guys, first of all Congratulations on your splendid victory! Winning a moot is esteemed moment… To recapture it we want to conduct an interview, it will take only a few moments.

1. What made you choose this present moot in the first place?

~Damini Bisht:

Hey! Thank You so much! The moot problem was based on the juvenile law, criminal law and International law. The criminal law and international law is my field of interest. I still remember after the amendment of the juvenile law three of us were arguing and debating in the canteen whether it is wrong or right. I think the idea behind doing this moot was to present those arguments in front of the people.

~Azka Sheikh Kalia:

This moot had the preposition regarding the Juvenile Justice Act. The Juvenile Act was new to us, until now. If you don’t know a particular Act, then you must do moot on it. That’s what I did.

~Harshit Dave:

We read the moot proposition and since it was based on a new statute we found it to be a very intriguing one. Also, there were other laws such as Criminal law and International Law and Constitutional Law which were involved in this proposition. This made the moot proposition a riveting one. We also had a keen interest in the Juvenile Law. Also, the Institute of Law, Kurukshetra University is a very prestigious institution and hence we chose this moot…Read more

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