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Justice Shukla releases Prof. Bhatia’s book

Last Updated on October 27, 2023 at 7:06 pm

The Department of Law, University of Jammu, Jammu, organised  a grand book release function of Prof K L Bhatia’s book  titled “Law and Justice: A Festschrift in the Honour of Prof. K.L Bhatia.”held  in the Seminar Hall of the Department of Environmental Sciences.

Justice Sanjeev Kumar Shukla, Judge of the High Court of Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh, who attended as the Chief Guest in his address to the gathering, appreciated the efforts of Prof. Bhatia’s invaluable contributions to the legal world and his unwavering commitment to justice. He stressed on more interaction between the law department and judiciary. He motivated the students for sincere efforts in the field of law.

In his presidential address Prof. Umesh Rai, Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu said that the book “Law and Justice: A Festschrift in the Honour of Prof. K.L Bhatia” serves as a testament to Prof. Bhatia’s remarkable journey in the world of law, and the book release ceremony was a poignant reminder of the profound impact he has had on the academic and legal community.

Prof Rai’s  discourse emphasized on the concept of hands-on experiential learning, inspiring the students to embrace the spirit of “learn by doing” and by reflecting on the experience. It is pertinent to mention here that this remarkable book was meticulously edited by eminent scholars that includes Prof. Sanjay Gupta, Dr. Komilla Aggarwal Bhatia, and Dr. Raj K. Sandhu. “Law and Justice” in honour of  Prof. K.L Bhatia’s remarkable contributions to the field of law and academia.

Earlier, Prof. Satinder Kumar, Head and Dean of the Faculty of Law, set the tone for the event with a warm and welcoming address.

Dr. Navdeep kour Sasan delivered a brief but illuminating introduction of Prof. K.L Bhatia, providing insight into the professor’s remarkable career and its far-reaching impact on the world of law. Prof. Bhatia himself shared his life experiences and insights, leaving the audience captivated by his wisdom and passion.

Prof. Sanjay Gupta, one of the esteemed editors of the book, concluded the event with a formal vote of thanks, expressing gratitude on behalf of the academic community to Mr. Justice Sanjeev Kumar Shukla, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Umesh Rai and Prof. Bhatia’s dedication and profound influence.

The ceremony witnessed an impressive turnout, with students from the Department of Law, esteemed faculty members of the law department and The Law School, Advocates, and other prominent members of civil society, all coming together to celebrate the enduring legacy of Prof. K.L Bhatia.

The program was conducted by Dr. Raj K. Sandhu, one of the editor of the book, ensuring a smooth and memorable event.