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Modern Law College
Ganeshkhind, Savitribai Phule Pune University Circle, Pune 411016.
Recognised by the Government of Maharashtra, Permanently Affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune Unversity & Approved by the Bar Council of India, New Delhi
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12th Shankarrao Kanitkar National Moot Court Competition, 13th January 2018

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little
temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety”

― Benjamin Franklin

As Benjamin Franklin rightly pointed out the importance of both liberty and safety, the 12th Shankarrao Kanitkar National Moot Court Competition moot problem revolved around the same lines, whether Right to Privacy is guaranteed by the Constitution. The problem also discussed the constitutionality of Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016.

The competition was held on 13th of January, 2018. The 12th edition witnessed unprecedented response from students/colleges all over India. 55 teams registered out of which 48 teams were selected for the competition. In all, colleges from 15 States sent their teams for the competition. 8 teams were selected for the Semi-Final Round from 8 Court Rooms out of which 2 teams proceeded for the Final Round. Team consisted of 2 students as Mooters. The competition offered prize money worth Rs. 22,000. The winners were judges based on their arguments, memorials, advocacy skills and answers to questions asked by the bench. The winners received prize money in cash, trophy & certificate.

National Law Institute University, Bhopal won the competition while Symbiosis Law School, Pune finished as Runner-Up. Rohan Jacob – School of Law, Christ University and Shweta Parulekar – V. M. Salgaocar College of Law, Goa received Judges Special Appreciation Award..


Winners of the 12 th Shankarrao Kanitkar National Level Moot Court Competition National Law Institute University, Bhopal

Winner Runners up & Best Advocate of the 12 th Shankarrao Kanitkar National Level Moot Court Competition Government Law College

Winners of the 12 th Shankarrao Kanitkar National Level Moot Court Competition National Law Institute University, Bhopal

All Participants of the 12 th Shankarrao Kanitkar National Level Moot Court Competition National Law Institute University, Bhopal