Thursday, August 18, 2022

Supreme Court Bar Association member interacts with Kohima Bar Association

Senior Executive Member in the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) and senior advocate, Ranji Thomas, who is on an unofficial visit to Nagaland, held an interaction programme with members of Kohima Bar Association (KBA) at the courtroom, on Tuesday.
In a press release, KBA informed that while speaking at the programme, Thomas called on the lawyers not only to practice law for personal gain but also do community service.
He said it was the responsibility of the bar to propagate among the lawyers not only to take up cases to earn money but also to indulge in community service to contribute to the society.
Thomas, who is also the former advocate general of Arunachal Pradesh, said “we as lawyers are not there to earn money only but also contribute to the society”.
He suggested that KBA open a separate cell within their office and keep collection of the latest judgements of the Supreme Court for lawyers to hold discussions at least once a week for better understanding of the judgements.
Pointing out that India was a democratic country but democracy was at its lowest level, he on the lawyers to stand together to protect the true secularism of country.
The senior advocate also assured KBA of his support with regard to any case in the apex court and also to approach judges of the SC for workshops and seminars.
Thomas further appealed the KBA to spread legal awareness among the general public.
Earlier, KBA president Khriedi Theünuo welcomed the senior advocate and sought his support in the future endeavours.

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