Be ready to deal with every area of life: Justice Bobde

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Sep 2018 08:46:25


Our Correspondent,


9th convocation of The Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University

“MANY unconventional issues and even very traditional ones are falling for consideration before courts. Every day we are faced with new facets of knowledge and new opportunities. You will have to face such challenges. You have to be prepared to deal with virtually every area in life,” were the words of wisdom from Justice Sharad Bobde, Supreme Court Judge, to the students of The Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University.

Justice Bobde was addressing the 9th convocation of the law university as the chief guest on Saturday. Tamil Nadu Governor and Chancellor of the University, Banwarilal Purohit presided over the programme and also awarded degrees to the meritorious students. Justice VK Tahilramani, Chief Justice of Madras High Court and C Ve Shanmugam, Pro-Chancellor of the law university, also graced the occasion.

Praising The TN Dr Ambedkar Law University for a place in top 25 law institutions of the country, Justice Bobde said it had a crucial role in preparing present and future generations. He exhorted the fresh graduates to imbibe qualities besides knowledge of law. “The respect for truth, courage, goodwill, compassion are qualities which are as necessary as learning the law,” Justice Bobde said.

Quoting from books by scholars and eminent thinkers on their view of India, Justice Bobde said law gives the students an opportunity to understand societal functions. “That is why leaders of nations often have their grounding in the law,” he said.

Stressing on patience and learning, Justice Bobde asked the students to keep their training in law and its scholarship as that of true learning and not arrogance.
“One must remember to remember that learned people are always respected and adored in the world. Knowledge trumps monetary gains,” Justice Bobde advised the young graduates.