BY TC News Desk
Agartala, November 22: The National Law University (NLU) Tripura conducted its first School-Connect Programme at Bhavans Tripura Vidyamandir, a neighbouring school, on Tuesday. The programme was attended by nearly 140 students of class 12, who were introduced to the various aspects and opportunities of legal education.
The programme is an initiative by the NLU Tripura with a theme of “Let us work together for the children of Tripura”. It aims to empower students as well as foster an interest in legal education among students from schools in the northeastern states of India, particularly emphasizing benefits for the state of Tripura.
The session was led by the Registrar of NLU Tripura, Dr. Nachiketa Mittal, who discussed the endless contributions made by lawyers towards society and various legal choices available to students. He also explained the admission process and the curriculum of NLU Tripura, which offers a five-year integrated BA LLB (Hons.) degree.
The session ended with an interactive round of Q&A from the students and the speaker, where the students asked various questions related to the legal profession, the scope of law in India and abroad, and the challenges faced by lawyers. The speaker answered the queries of the students and encouraged them to pursue their passion and interest in law.
Merelin Darlong, Assistant Professor of English and Coordinator, School Connect programme and teachers from Bhavan’s school participated in the event. The programme was well received by the students and the school authorities, who expressed their gratitude to NLU Tripura for conducting such an informative and inspiring session. The NLU Tripura plans to conduct more such programmes in the future to reach out to more students and schools in the region.