Jaroa: Vice-President of India, Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Chief Justice of India (CJI) Jagdish Singh Khehar presented best student of the university and gold medal to Aradhya Sethia during the 25th annual convocation of the premier National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru on Sunday. Governor of Karnataka Vajubhai Vala, Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah, Supreme Court Judge Justice Dipak Misra, Karnataka minister of higher education Basavaraj Rayareddi, Karnataka minister for law and justice TB Jayachandra, former Chief Justice of India Dr Justice (Rtd) Rajendra Babu, chairman, Bar Council of India Manan Kumar Mishra, NLSIU vice-chancellor Prof R Venkata Rao and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
Sethia who hails from Jaora, a small town of Madhya Pradesh had been choosen from three top universities in the world for his masters in law including Yale, Cambridge and Oxford universities and now is all set to fly to USA on August 13. While pursuing LLB, Aradhya published three research papers on International Law (Cyber Law) by Oxford University, London. He himself presented one of his research papers at Oxford University on September 25, 2016.
Sethia who has won two medals, said that it was the impact that law could have on the society that has him interested in the subject. He was given awards for the best outgoing student and for procedural laws and technology. He added that he was passionate about studying procedural laws. Having completed his BA LLB course from NLSIU, he is headed to Yale Law School to pursue his masters. Earlier he had got the prestigious Inlaks Foundation Scholarship of 90,000 dollars. He was the only student from Madhya Pradesh to get the prestigious scholarship.