BANGALORE: At the inaugural function of the XVI All India Moot Court, the discussion was on the need for inclusion of legal aid for struggling and unemployed young lawyers. Focussing on the need to provide legal aid to these lawyers, so that they can live and work with dignity, an experienced panel addressed the gathering.
“Legal aid is a proper and dignified way to help the Bar because the government will be paying the lawyer to work. Some lawyers are paid barely `50 a day, while others make Rs 50,000 the same day,” Governor H R Bharadwaj said.
Around 130 students from twenty eight colleges across the country are participating in the three day competition.
Inaugurated by the Governor, the panel consisted of Former Advocate General Dr B V Acharya, Vice-Chancellor of Bangalore University Dr N Prabhu Dev, Registrar of Bangalore University Dr B C Mylarappa, Registrar (Evaluation) of Bangalore University Dr T R Subramanya, and Finance Officer of Bangalore University Dr Rangaswamy, Encouraging lawyers to stay upright, the Governor focused on how honest work is required in the field to make the country’s judiciary corruption free