The Kamrup Dialogue: Conference on Strengthening Democracy in India by NSS NLU Assam [April 25, 11 AM-12 PM]: Register Now!

About the Organizers

National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam is a National Law University located in Guwahati, Assam, India. It was established in 2009 through an Act passed by the State Legislature of Assam as a public university dedicated to the field of legal education.

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of the Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. It provides an opportunity to the student youth of 11th & 12th Class of schools at +2 Board level and student youth of Technical Institution, Graduate & Post Graduate at colleges and University level of India to take part in various government led community service activities & programs. The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands-on experience to young students in delivering community service.

About the Opportunity 

The Kamrup Dialogue is an initiative of NSS NLU Assam. It will host judges, bureaucrats, thought leaders, and media persons of Northeast India to do ‘विचार मंथन’ on issues relating to the region. The first guest will be HMJ Ujjal Bhuyan, Judge, Bombay High Court.

Topic: “Strengthening Democracy in India: Role of Judiciary with special reference to Northeast India.”

Details of the Conclave 

Date: 25th April 2021

Time: 11 AM to 12:00 PM

Platform: Google Meet

How to Register?

Registration Link is here:  https://forms.gle/852u5yVqWBXJ1CB56

About the Speaker 

His Lordship HMJ Ujjal Bhuyan was enrolled on 20-03-1991 with the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, and Arunachal Pradesh. Had practiced before the Principal Seat of the Gauhati High Court at Guwahati and appeared before the Agartala, Shillong, Kohima, and Itanagar Benches of the Gauhati High Court. Also practiced before the Central Administrative Tribunal, Guwahati Bench, and the Assam Board of Revenue.

Appeared before the Labour Court, Guwahati, various Civil Courts, and the State Consumer Forum, Arunachal Pradesh. He was the Standing Counsel of the Income Tax Department for long 16 years; starting as Junior Standing Counsel in May 1995 and subsequently appointed as Senior Standing Counsel of the Income Tax Department on 03-12-2008.

He was the Additional Government Advocate, Meghalaya in the Principal Seat of the Gauhati High Court from April 2002 to October 2006. He was engaged as Special Counsel of the Forest Department, Government of Arunachal Pradesh from December 2005 to April 2009. Appointed as Standing Counsel of Gauhati High Court on 03-03-2010. Designated as Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court on 06-09-2010.

He was appointed as Additional Advocate General, Assam on 21-07-2011. He was a member of Gauhati High Court Bar Association; Lawyers Association, Guwahati; Bar Association of India; All India Federation of Tax Practitioners; and Indian Law Institute, Assam Chapter. Appointed as Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court on 17th October 2011.

He was also the Executive Chairman of Mizoram State Legal Services Authority. Justice Ujjal Bhuyan was closely associated with the Judicial Academy, Assam, and National Law University, Guwahati. He was then transferred to Bombay High Court and took oath as Judge of Bombay High Court on 03.10.2019.

 Contact Information

Email ID: nss@nluassam.ac.in, or contact Mr. Pranav Gandhi [8210642141], Mr. Ayush Yashaswi [8802102040]

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