Law students’ seeks establishment of Govt Law College


Dimapur, June 12: The Nagaland Law Students’ Federation (NLSF) led by its president, Imliben Lemtur along with other officer bearers called on the Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya, who is also the Chief Rector, Nagaland University, on Tuesday at Raj Bhavan Kohima to submit a representation for establishment of Government Law College and Law Department in Nagaland University.
In the representation, the NLSF stated that there are three law colleges in the State, however all are private owned and so far there were no public colleges in Nagaland despite frequent appeals to Nagaland University and also to the Government either to establish a public college or take over any one of the three law colleges.
The union also stated that the student community in the State is facing much hardship, particularly the poor students, to study law courses in the State. It opined that if such a step was taken, it will serve the interest of the student community in general and the law student in particular.
The Governor later spoke with VC NU and enquired on setting up of Law Department in the University. The VC informed the Governor that the Nagaland University has already written a proposal to the UGC for approval of setting up the department and was waiting for the reply, informed a Raj Bhavan press release.
The Governor assured the NLSF that the copy of the submitted representation will be forwarded to the Chief Minister and the concerned department as well and he as Rector will see that the poor students get the opportunity to study law in Government colleges.
(Page News Service)