At the farewell ceremony held for her and Chief Justice Abhay S Oka today, Justice BV Nagarathna underscored that the Constitution is what binds all Indians together, despite their different dreams, and this is where lawyers and judges assume importance. ."Our country India, that is Bharat, is not just a piece in history. It is a nation of over a billion people with over a billion dreams. I have often wondered about what binds us together despite the innumerable diversities. It is my firm conviction that one of the binding factors is our Indian Constitution, a legal system committed to rule of law and an organised hierarchy of courts, with a Supreme Court at the apex. In this background, the role of lawyers and Judges assumes importance," she said at the farewell organized by the Karnataka High Court and the Karnataka State Bar Council..[BREAKING] Collegium resolution recommending nine persons for elevation to Supreme Court published on SC website [READ RESOLUTION] .It is my firm conviction that one of the binding factors is our Indian Constitution, a legal system committed to rule of law and an organised hoerarchy of courts, with a Supreme Court at the apex.Justice BV Nagarathna.Both judges were elevated to the Supreme Court on August 25, after President of India Ramnath Kovind gave his assent to the Collegium's August 17 notification..Giving a piece of advice to women lawyers, Justice Nagarathna opined that the key is to seize the opportunity when it comes and to have immense faith in oneself. ."The message I would like to give woman advocates is - access to the right opportunity. Each one has to seek out opportunity, with faith in yourselves and stride ahead to achieve all that you want and give back to society.".Justice Nagarathna further mentioned that her family has always been supportive of her profession. "It is said that behind every successful man, there is a woman. But behind every successful woman, there is a family," she said. .Further, Justice Nagarathna clarified that during her tenure, if she had raised her voice, it was only against injustice and not against a particular person. "If at all I have raised my voice, it was only against injustice and not against anyone personally.".As her address drew to a close, a teary-eyed Justice Nagarathna said,"I have enjoyed my work as an advocate and as a judge during the last 34 years. I think my life has been wedded to this (High Court) building and everybody with whom I have worked and have been working.".The judge who could become the first woman Chief Justice of India: Who is Justice BV Nagarathna?