The scholarship established by former CJI Ranjan Gogoi was distributed to Assam law students

Guwahati, November 6: A total of 27 students received a scholarship established by former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi today at the National Law University and Judicial Academy of Assam.

The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students in need and merit to enable them to pursue a course of law.

Students pursuing a five-year law degree either from Assam or any other state across the country got the scholarship today. The scholarship was established by a former CJI, who is also a member of the Rajya Sabha. The salary and bonuses he received as a Member of Parliament were used to create the scholarship.

A total of 27 students have been selected for the scholarships for the current academic year, 19 of them are from law schools spread across Assam, two are from the National Law University and the Judicial Academy of Assam, while the remaining six are pursuing their studies. Studies at other law schools as well as various national law universities across the country.

In addition, the scholarship is awarded to students who are pursuing their legal studies at various national law universities in the country and who will be selected by the CAN Institution in due course, at their request. The CAN Foundation is the alumni body of the country’s national law universities.

The scholarship checks were presented by Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Rashmin Manoharbhai Chaya to selected students from various law schools in Assam including NLUJA. Scholarship screenings for students pursuing their studies in other law schools and various national law universities outside Assam will be sent to their respective institutions.

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