BENGALURU: Celebrating its Golden Jubilee, BMS College of Law hosted a three day national-level
seminar with the topic ‘Law in Action- A Vision for 2020’ on Friday.
The Seminar was inaugurated by Prof. T R Subramanya, Vice Chancellor of Karnataka State Law
University, Mrs Pratibha M Singh, Senior Advocate at High Court of Delhi and Justice S R Bannurmath
accompanied by Seema Surendran, Principal of the college.
Speaking about the evolution of law as a discipline in the country, Prof. Subramanya quoted Dr
Sarvapalli Radhakrishna, “There are no institutions worth the name in the field of legal education.” He
added that law was not stated as the independent branch of science, not stated as subjects worth
scholarships and worth independent discipline.
The keynote speaker, Mrs Pratibha M Singh opined that overcrowding of courts, discontinued training of
lawyers and adjournments during court proceedings were major problems in the Indian legal system.
She added that Bangalore should grow as an international legal education hub.
A total of 40 papers were presented at the seminar by students and professors from across the country.
-I MS Comm