CJI to deliver NLUO convocation address

Cuttack: The Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice T S Thakur during his maiden visit to Odisha after assuming office in January this year, will deliver the convocation address in the Third Convocation of National Law University here tomorrow.

This was informed by the University Vice Chancellor Prof Srikrishna Deva Rao here today.

The CJI along with several judges of the Supreme Court and other High Courts of the country would be in the city to attend the centennial celebrations of the first sitting of the circuit bench of High Court for Odisha at Cuttack.

Speaking about the convocation, the VC said a total of 135 students would be conferred with degrees by the CJI, out of which 108 would be receiving the LLB degrees, 25 would receive LLM degrees and two would be awarded with PhD.

A total of 17 gold medals in different categories would be given to the students at the convocation this year, the VC said.