On the auspicious occasion of Teachers Day, 5th September 2017, Indian Institute of Legal Studies, Dagapur, Siliguri organized a felicitation ceremony to commemorate and acknowledge the contribution made by the Principals of various institutions and many other dignified personalities. The occasion was presided by Shri. Joyjit Choudhury, Chairman, Indian Institute of Legal Studies, Mr. Srikumar Bandhopadhay, Inspector General, SSB, Prof. (Dr.) Sanchari Mukherjee, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Commerce and Law, University of North Bengal and Dr. T K Chatterjee, Director, IILS. Mr. Niloy Mandal Principal of Army Public School, Sukna, Mr. Arindam Chakraborty, Principal, Royal Academy, Mr Suraj Tamang, Principal, Sacred Heart School, Mr. C. Das, Headmaster, Siliguri Boys High School, Mr. A K Chaturvedi, Principal, Hindi High School, were awarded with the prestigious Education Leadership Award. Prof. (Dr.) Gangotri Chakroborty, HoD, Department of Law, University of North Bengal and Dr. Bidyawati Agarwal, Department of Political Science, Siliguri College and Prof. (Dr.) Sanchari Mukherjee, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Commerce and Law, University of North Bengal were awarded with Award for Contribution to Education in Women Empowerment. Principal, North Bengal Medical College, Prof. Samir Chandra Ghosh Roy and Mr. Pralay Chakraborty, General Manager of Uttar Banga Samvad, were recognized for their contribution towards Innovative Leadership. Award for Educational Institute that encourages Leadership as a part of curriculum, was presented to Mrs. Srijana Gurung, Principal, Glenmore International School, Mirik and Mr. Satyaprakash Das, Principal, Delhi Public School, Siliguri.
IILS warmly welcomes the new members of the family with a welcome ceremony on 1st September 2017. The students of 5 years B.A./BBA/B.Com.LL.B Semester III, V, VII and IX and 3 years LLB course Semester III, V had organized a grand programme for the day with various performances, introductory session, games and live Dj where the students danced their feet off till late evening.
Independence Day is observed and celebrated annually on 15th of August. India’s Independence Day is a day that portrays great significance for the citizens of India. On this day India got freedom from the British rule after many years of slavery. Thus to commemorate the independence of our country from British Rule on 15th of August in 1947, Indian Institute of Legal Studies observed the 71st Independence Day as a mark of celebration. The students performed various cultural programmes with a message to foster equality and unity in diversity among the citizens of India. It was a grand event and IILS also remembered and paid tribute to the contribution made by various freedom fighters. Shri. Joyjit Choudhury, Hon’ble Chairman, IILS also motivated the students with is inspiring and positive words and a special felicitation programme was held for the students who had excellent performance in their empirical project work undertaken by the students of IILS with a purpose to make a contribution towards the society at large.
On 16th July 2017, Indian Institute of Legal Studies in association with the Indian Medical Association, Bengal State Branch organized one day workshop on Health Care and Law at Bengal Tuberculosis Association, Kolkata. The dignitaries on the dias were Hon’ble Mr. Justice Biswanath Somadder, Judge, Calcutta High Court as the Chief Guest, Shri. Joyjit Choudhury, Hon’ble Chairman, IILS, as Guest of Honour, Dr. Santanu Sen, Hon’ble Secretary, IMA, Bengal State Branch, as Guest of Honour and Dr. Suresh Ramasubban, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, as Guest of Honour. The workshop continued till evening with discussions and deliberations on various aspects and interrelationship between health care and law.
The outgoing batch of 2017 was given farewell by the junior batches biding them adieu and wishing them good luck for their near future. On the occasion of World Environment Day, the institute also felicitated two Gardeners who have contributed towards the greenery of the campus since its inception. The farewell ceremony started with the speech of Shri Joyjit Choudhury, Hon`ble Chairman, IILS, where while bidding farewell to the students he wished the students to be successful in life and to follow the path of truth and righteousness. He motivated them to contribute towards the welfare of the society and concluded by saying “Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna”. The students were presented small token of love from the institute. The program was followed by cultural performances of the students with the grand cake cutting ceremony. It was a moment of pride and sadness. Sad because the students would be leaving soon and pride as now they would step out into the real world where they would make use of the education received at IILS in the right way. At the end there was musical dance performance and dinner.
On 5th June, 2017, IILS Quest Vol III No. 1 was unveiled by Hon’ble Shri Joyjit Choudhury, Chairman, IILS. IILS Quest is a student’s journal which contains various articles on contemporary legal issues authored by the students of both 5year and 3year in a highly appreciable manner. The Quest is very useful and an inspiration for the other students who desire to have their articles published in the next edition.
The legendary writer and poetic philosopher, Rabindranath Tagore was born in 1861, Calcutta, India. He was the first person who won the Noble Prize for Literature way back in the year 1931, he is indeed our pride since he is also the first non European who received such an honour. Tagore experimented various genres of literature, he was a Bengali scholar who transformed Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Circumstantial Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Tagore was a novelist, a poet, essayist, short story writer, spiritualist, educationist, play writer, composer, lyricist and singer. One of his world famous Gitanjali, is an anthology of Poems and is also a part of the Collection from the UNESCO of Representative Works. Tagore’s lyrical compositions were chosen as National Anthems by India as “Jana Gana Mana” and “Sinhala” by Sri Lanka. Thus commemorating the birth anniversary of such legend, the instituted celebrated the 156th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore on 9th May 2017 at the college premises. The programme started with the lighting of the holy lamp by Shri Joyjit Choudhury, Hon’ble Chairman, IILS along with Mr. Sanjay Bhattacharjee, Principal, IILS. All the students and faculty members paid tribute with recitation of various poems, singing of songs written and composed by Tagore and dancing in his various unforgettable works. IILS takes pride in such legend and remembers him as the beacon of literature in India.
Indian Institute of Legal Studies takes pride in organizing its 3rd IILS National Moot Court Competition 2017, where a total number of 16 teams of student from all parts of the country coming from renowned law institutes in India had participated. The participating teams were selected from a total of 57 teams on the basis of the memorials submitted by them. The final round was judged by Honourable Mr. Justice Soumen Sen, Judge, High Court of Calcutta, along with Shri. Santanu Jha, Addl. District and Sessions Judge, Siliguri and Advocate Biplab Ghosh, Siliguri Bar Association. The winners of the said competition were Symbiosis Pune. There were cash prices for the winners, runners up, best speaker, best researcher and the best memorial amongst all the participants.
Traffic Awareness week was observed from 3rd April 2017 to 8th April, 2017, by the Siliguri Metropolitan Police. On 8th April, 2017 Indian Institute of Legal Studies in collaboration with the Office of the Commissionerate of Police, Siliguri Metropolitant Police, organized a student’s sensitization program where presentation and awareness about traffic rules was delivered by Mr. Sunil Kr. Yadav, IPS, Deputy Commissioner of Police and Mr. Sumit Sarkar Dey, Inspector in Charge, Traffic Junction, at the IILS Lecture Hall. After the sensitization programme the students of IILS gathered together at Darjeeling More, Siliguri and distributed pamphlets amongst the people about the traffic safety rules, to create awareness regarding road safety. A procession was also organized where the students and faculty members actively participated.
Knowledge is the driving force in the rapidly changing globalised economy and society. Quantity and quality of highly specialized human resources determine their competence in the global market. With this thought in mind the Indian Institute of Legal Studies published its second edition of the IILS LAW REVIEW, the journal of the institution. The journal was based on the emerging theme of “ HUMAN RIGHTS SCENARIO IN THE SAARC REGION”. The unveiling of the journal took place in the gracious presence of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, Judge, Supreme Court of India as the Chief Guest for the occasion, the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Anup Raj Sharma, Former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Nepal and also the Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission, Nepal, the Hon’ble Dr. Justice Manjulla Chellur, Chief Justice, Bombay High Court, the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Swatanter Kumar, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and also the Chairperson, National Green Tribunal, India, the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Biswanath Somadder, Judge, Calcutta High Court, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, Judge, Supreme Court of India as the Chief Guest for the occasion, the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Anup Raj Sharma, Former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Nepal and also the Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission, Nepal, the Hon’ble Dr. Justice Manjulla Chellur, Chief Justice, Bombay High Court, the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Swatanter Kumar, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and also the Chairperson, National Green Tribunal, India, the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Biswanath Somadder, Judge, Calcutta High Court, the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Gembo Tashi, Judge, High Court of Bhutan, Prof. W. I. Nanayakkara, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Prof. (Dr.) Venkata Rao, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, NLSIU, Bangalore and various other Vice Chancellors from National Law Universities of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. It was a mark of great pride and honor for the institution as renowned personalities from all over the SAARC nations had contributed towards the journal.
Indian Institute of Legal Studies takes great pride in organizing the ‘SAARC LAW CONCLAVE ON LEGAL EDUCATION AND PRACTICE : THE EMERGING TRENDS AND REMEDIES’ which was scheduled on 25th and 26th of February, 2017 as the legal education and practice of any nation cannot be viewed in isolation from the rest of the world. The occasion was graced in the presence of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, Judge, Supreme Court of India as the Chief Guest for the occasion, the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Anup Raj Sharma, Former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Nepal and also the Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission, Nepal, the Hon’ble Dr. Justice Manjulla Chellur, Chief Justice, Bombay High Court, the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Swatanter Kumar, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and also the Chairperson, National Green Tribunal, India, the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Biswanath Somadder, Judge, Calcutta High Court, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Joymalya Bagchi, Judge, Calcutta High Court, the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Gembo Tashi, Judge, High Court of Bhutan, Prof. W. I. Nanayakkara, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Prof. (Dr.) Venkata Rao, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, NLSIU, Bangalore and various other Vice Chancellors from National Law Universities of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The inaugural ceremony started from 3:30 PM on 25th February, 2017 followed by technical session I at 6:00 PM on the theme “The Menaces of Cross Border Issues Across The South Asian Nations: A Critical Analysis and its Effective Mechanisms,” where the renowned dignitaries and speakers shared their vast knowledge followed by an open house where the queries of the house were cleared by the panel. The day ended with dinner and special musical performances by the students of IILS. On 26th February, 2017, Technical Session II started from 9:30 a.m. with the theme “Mutual Recognition and Unification of University Degrees and Professional Licensing within ASEAN and SAARC Countries in the Field of Law: Its Efficacies and Remedies. The last session which was: Technical Session III started from 11:10 a.m. with the theme “ Protection of Civil Rights of the Inhabitants of Border Areas with Special Reference to Indo – Bangladesh, Indo – Nepal and Indi – Bhutan Relations: Its Challenges and Remedies. In the session Hon`ble Justice Gembo Tashi, Judge, High Court of Bhutan, emphasized on the problems arising when people talk about “ I, Me and Myself” instead of “We, Us and Ourselves”. After the end of all Technical Sessions, the rapporteurs for the session presented their report before the house which was then followed by the Valedictory Session being graced by the presence of The Hon`ble Mrs. Justice Nishita Mhatre, Acting Chief Justice, Calcutta High Court, where she addressed the house with her vast knowledge and experience. There was felicitation of dignitaries excelling from different fields for their remarkable contribution to the society. Lastly a vote of thanks addressing all the guest and supporting hand to the conclave was delivered by Shri Joyjit Choudhury, Hon`ble Chairman, IILS. The two day ceremony came to an end by a cultural program performed by the students of IILS.
Saraswati Puja is regarded as one of the most auspicious occasion in India – a wonderful festival of learning and art, that awakens the higher awareness and creativity within us. The waxing moon indicates the onset of spring as Vasant Panchami and this is when Saraswati Puja is celebrated. It is also a day where children are traditionally initiated into the art of writing. The festival is generally celebrated in the Eastern region of India but has counterparts throughout the country. It is a wonderful educational celebration that brings all people into learning with delight and joy. Upholding the importance of education, the entire IILS Family came together and celebrated Saraswati Puja, grandly on 1st of February 2017, within the college premises.
The Constitution of India was adopted by the Indian Constituent Assembly on 26th November 1949 and took effect from 26th of January 1950. Thus 26th January marks the Republic day which honours the date on which the Constitution of India came into force replacing the Government of India Act, 1935 as the governing document of India. Completing the country’s transition towards becoming an independent republic, 26th January was chosen as the Republic Day because it was on this auspicious day in the year 1930 the declaration of Indian Independence i.e. Purna Swaraj was proclaimed by the Indian National Congress to oppose the Dominion status that was offered by the British Regime. On this auspicious occasion, Indian Institute of Legal Studies observed 68th Republic Day, at the college campus and hosted our Indian National flag as a mark of patriotism and pride towards our Nation.
“Give me blood and I shall give you freedom.” - Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is celebrated each year on 23rd January, we also observe this day as Desh Prem Diwas which means day of patriotism. Subhash Chandra Bose was one of the most prominent Indian nationalist who attempt to gain India’s freedom from British rule by force. He was also famous by the honorary title Netaji. On this auspicious occasion of 120th Birth Anniversary of Netaji, Indian Institute of Legal Studies paid tribute to the legend in the light of patriotism and breeze of love for our country along with the dignitaries from Bhutan.
This year, the 11th season of the program began from 1st December, 2016 for three weeks organized by the Katmandu School of Law. The program was participated by the students of law and human rights from various countries especially South Asian countries, China and some from overseas. The students from Indian Institute of Legal Studies were also a part of the program and it was a great learning experience for them. By the end of the session the selected students, based on their performance were awarded diploma in Economic Social and Development Rights on Constitutionalism and Political Stability as Preconditions and all three student participants, representing IILS bagged the diploma.
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