LEGAL AID CELL
LEGAL AID CAMP
UNTIL THE GREAT MASS OF PEOPLE SHALL BE FILLED WITH THE SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR EACH OTHER’S WELFARE, SOCIAL JUSTICE CAN NEVER BE ATTAINED
Lawyers being social engineers owe a special duty to the society as far as awareness and enforecment of rights is concerned. It is with the object of discharging this social responsibly, the College has established its own “free legal aid cell” in 2005, to provide free legal aid to the poor, needy and disadvantaged sections of the Society. Cell has succeeded in achieving its goal by active participation of legal practitioners, faculties and most important its Students. College frequently organizes free legal aid camps in the rural areas of Pune District in Association with the “Pune district authority”, district & sessions Court, Pune.
LEGAL AID CAMP 2017
Legal aid camp is the part of syllabus of Savitribai Phule Pune University , Pune. Every year that camp is organized for final year students. The object is to spread knowledge of law as well as awareness about Fundamental Rights among people who are not aware about it, specially people of remote areas and villagers.
This year that camp was organized on 22th January 2017 at holly place Alandi, 25 K.M. away from Pune. There were 180 students participants for that event who marched rally in main market of Alandi.
District judge of Pune Smt. Mangala Dhote was the Chief Guest in her speech addressed that “ it’s duty of every student of law to spread the knowledge of law and rights including fundamental and Human rights to everyone who do not have knowledge of Law.” On that occasion Advocate Pankaj Bhandari was the Guest of Honor.
This visit made them to realize the reality of the society and how a change in the life of these farmers can be brought by a determination and dedicated efforts of people from legal fraternity.
This camp was a success and the legal aid cell achieved its objective of contributing to the society.