Friday, September 11, 2009

Sikkim High Court Justice Wangdi felicitated

GANGTOK, September 10A felicitation function in honour of the newly appointed Judge to the High Court of Sikkim, Justice SP Wangdi was held here in the Capital on September 8.
Organized by Bar Association of Sikkim, the programme was attended by the Chief Justice Aftab. H. Saika along with Justice AP Subba, Additional Advocate General, JB Pradhan, the Judicial Magistrate and members of the Bar Council.
DR Thapa, the president of the Bar Association of Sikkim in his address stated that the elevation of SP Wangdi as the Judge of the High Court itself speaks volume about his hard work, dedication and loyalty towards his profession. He added that the Bar Association will never forget the contribution made by Justice Wangdi in making the association come under one umbrella which was in two groups earlier.
The Additional Advocate General said history has been created in Sikkim with the elevation of SP Wangdi as the first local to reach the dignified post.
While thanking the entire Bar members for showering love and affection on him, Justice assured to leave no stone unturned in living up to the expectation of the people. “The journey of my professional career was not a bed of roses, I struggled a lot and I want the junior lawyers to do the same,” he added.
Stating that there is no substitute for hard work and shortcut to success, he said the lawyers should be more efficient, dynamic and rational.
However, Justice Wangdi resented on the fact that many young lawyers were not serious about their advocacy profession