About the Hidayatullah National Law University
Established in 2003, Hidayatullah National Law University has completed the journey of more than one and half a decade. In such a short span of time, HNLU has carved out a niche in the realm of legal education across India and the legacy is soaring towards newer heights day by day with moto Dharma Sansthapanartham meaning ‘for the sake of establishing the primacy of the laws of eternal values.’
Named after the great legal luminary Justice Mohammed Hidayatullah, the University was established by the Government of Chhattisgarh under the Hidayatullah National University of Law, Chhattisgarh, Act (Act No.10 of 2003).
HNLU is the sixth in the series of National Law Schools across India. HNLU has been included in the list of the Universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 and has been declared fit to receive Central assistance in terms of the rules framed under Section 12 (B) of the UGC Act, 1956. The university is recognized by the Bar Council of India under section 7 of the Advocates Act 1961.
About the Asia Pacific Regional Round
HNLU has once again kept its winning streak by bagging the Special Third Prize in the Asia Pacific Regional Round of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition 2021, a leading MCC based on International Space Law and Public International Law.
The HNLU team comprising of Nimit Bhimjiyani, Pulatsya Pandey, and Sarthak Sangwai secured Special Third Prize based on their combined written submissions in the Asia Pacific Round of the Competition. The entire contest went on virtual mode due to the pandemic and was held from 16th to 19th of May. The competition saw the participation of 38 teams across Asian Countries.
Message from Vice-Chancellor
Congratulating the team Prof. (Dr.) V. C. Vivekanandan, the Vice-Chancellor of HNLU, remarked, “ It is an inspiring win to keep the morale high of HNLU fraternity in spite of the difficult time of lock down and minimal access for learning materials. Best wishes to the upcoming events for HNLU moot warriors”