Kohima Law College celebrates parting social
Dimapur, July 3 (EMN): Kohima Law College (KLC) celebrated its parting social on June 30 at the college auditorium. The celebration also coincided with the 25th anniversary of its assistant professor Kezhokhoto Savi’s teaching in the college and release of the college’s annual magazine.
Speaking on the occasion, the president of Kohima Law College Students’ Union (KLCSU), Lelimthong P Yimchunger, wished success to all the outgoing students in their life journey. He also congratulated Savi on his successful completion of 25 years of his teaching in the college.
He described Savi as their role model and backbone of the college who had contributed so much for the college and who never got tired of moulding the students.
While releasing the college’s annual magazine, assistant professor Tompok Pongener described Savi as a sincere and dedicated teacher. Pongener added that Savi had sacrificed so much for the betterment of the college and for reformation of the society.
On the occasion, Savi thanked the Almighty God for his grace and stated that his concern on ‘consumer welfare’ led him to the college. Recounting his early days, Savi said he joined the law practice at Tis Hazari Courts, Delhi, in the year 1994 and then to Delhi High Court and subsequently at Supreme Court of India.
After his return to Nagaland, Savi said Kohima Law College invited him to present a talk on ‘Consumer Rights’ under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, which was also a study course for LL.B students. He added that within a few days, he was given an opportunity to teach in the college in the early part of 1997.
Savi said his dream came true when two of his students from different batches were awarded ‘gold medal’ in the recent 5th Nagaland University convocation ceremony. He also expressed happiness to see many of his students excel in law practice as independent law practitioner, magistrates, APP, civil judge and some as administrators including the deputy commissioner in one of the newly created districts in Nagaland.
Savi added that the outgoing students included Vishal, Tuensang superintendent of police, and Sarita Yadav, deputy commissioner of Phek.
The programme concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by KLCSU general secretary, Nocklei M and the benediction by EU advisor Sentitula Ao.