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‘Knowledge of law creates good citizens’

 GUWAHATI, May 21 - The faculty of law, Gauhati University released its two acclaimed journals: the Gauhati University Journal of Law (GUJL) and Vidhijyoti in its conference hall on Monday, according to a press release issued here today.

Releasing the Gauhati University Journal of Law, Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya said law is an evolving subject and changes with the demand of time. With the advent of technology, courts have moved from manual typewriter to modern tools and a new subject like cyber law is coming up. It has also reduced the burden of the researchers.

The Minister further stated that knowledge of law does not only create lawyers or law officers, but also good and responsible citizens. He expressed satisfaction with the journals previously published by the department and expressed hope that the faculty of law would contribute to create good citizens by providing adequate legal knowledge.

Prof HP Sarma, while releasing Vidhijyoti, a research journal of the Department of Law, appreciated the endeavour of the department to publish such journals.

Prof Nani Gopal Mahanta, Registrar in-charge, while expressing his views, mentioned the glories of the university and added that it has been able to receive ‘A’ grade from the NAAC, and also a high rung in the Government of India rankings. He said Gauhati University has made both quantitative and qualitative growth in the last few years.

The ceremony was also attended by Prof Subhram Rajkhowa, Head of the Dept of Law, GU as well as other teachers of the department, principals and teachers of different law colleges under Gauhati University, research scholars, lawyers and students.

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