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Prof V Nagaraj Registrar at NLSIU appointed as Vice Chancellor of NLU-Odisha To take charge later this month

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Professor V. Nagaraj, has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO). Nagaraj, who is currently the Registar at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) told Bar & Bench that he would be taking up the new position in a few weeks time.

When asked on his plans for NLUO, Nagaraj said that he would first interact with the faculty and the students, and then come towards a shared vision for the University. “It is a young school”, said Nagaraj, “and has a lot of potential for development.”

Nagaraj (pictured right) has been Registrar at NLSIU since 2008 and is also in charge of the Legal Services Clinic at NLSIU. He shall replace Dr. Chandra Krishnamurthy who was appointed as Vice Chancellor of NLUO in April, 2012 but was the VC for barely seven months before shifting to Pondicherry University.

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