From Our Correspondent
Silchar, May 4: Karimganj Law College has become only law college in Barak Valley that complies with the rules and regulations prescribed by the Bar Council of India (BCI).
The principal of the college Kabir Ahmed in a release to media said that lots of work had been done in the recent past regarding building the infrastructure, appointing the teachers and librarian, allocating room for moot court, constructing toilets, among others. He hoped that the college would soon fulfil all the norms set by the BCI, which is a statutory body, established under the Advocates Act 1961, that regulates the legal practice and legal education in India.
In pursuance to the recommendations of a panel of the members of the Bar Council of India that visited Karimganj Law College last year, a host of decisions were taken including the formation of a new steering committee as per the norms. Kabir Ahmed has been entrusted with the responsibility of the principal of the college, while Pompita Paul, Ali Raja Osmani, Nibedita Dutta and Madhumita Acharjee have been appointed as lecturers. Manir Uddin Ansari took the charge of the librarian of Karimganj Law College.
Ahmed said that the timing of the college has also been changed. “Now, the class starts at 10.30 am and continues till 3.30 pm. Besides, interl assessment of the students has also been made compulsory as per the BCI guidelines.” One of the functions of the Bar Council of India is “to promote legal education and to lay down standards of such education in consultation with the Universities in India imparting such education and the State Bar Councils”.