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General conference of Nagaland Judges’ Association held


Dimapur, February 26: The 20th general conference of the Nagaland Judges’ Association was held at De Oriental Grand, Kohima on February 24 with Justice Devashis Baruah, Judge at Gauhati High Court, as the Special Guest and TN Mannen, Advisor to Law & justice & Land Revenue, as the guest of honour.
Justice Baruah recounted how he started his legal journey and how one should be disciplined as a judge. He also emphasised on civil laws in Assam and briefly mentioned about his stay in Kohima and how he handle many criminal laws. He also enlightened the judges about the Constitution of India and how any action on the part of State should least effect on the people.
Mannen, in his short speech, emphasised how delivery of justice should be ensured in a proper way and how interpretation of customary law and usages need to be articulated in a proper manner by Nagas. He also stated how customary law is subject to changes and is not static but dynamic in nature.
He reminded the Judges that justice delayed is, indeed, justice denied.
Y Longkumer shared about how power comes with responsibility and enlightened the Judges to be honest and work with integrity.
(Page News Service)