Dhaka University Moot Court Society (DUMCS) has been continuously striving to foster mooting culture in Bangladesh. The pioneer organisation has recently organised the 9th Inter Year Moot Court Competition, held from 29th August 2019 to 1st September 2019.
The team consisting Tahseen Lubaba, Raihan Rahman Rafid and Rifat Zabeen Khan emerged victorious in the competition while the team of Shahrima Tanjin Arni, Mollik Wasi Uddin Tami and Md Mozammel Hoque was the runner-up.
The inauguration ceremony was graced by Prof. Dr. Borhan Uddin Khan and Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nazmuzzaman Bhuian. The guests shed light on the glorious journey of DUMCS in their inaugural speeches and wished the tournament success. The final rounds took place on 1st September after two days of intense competition. The rounds were adjudicated by Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ekramul Haque; Shahriar Kabir (Additional District Judge) Deputy Secretary, Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission; Prof. Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, and Ms. Sharowat Shamin. The judges also attended the valedictory ceremony where the best performers were announced.
Sal Sabil Chowdhury bagged the Best Mooter for her excellent performance throughout the competition. Azizul Hakim and Parban Chakma were recognised respectively as Best Researcher and Best Intern Researcher. Awards were also given in other categories such as Best Respondent Memorial, Best Petitioner Memorial, Best New Team and Spirit of the Moot.
The writer is student of Law, University of Dhaka.