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Bimal Patel has turned GNLU Gandhingar into a ‘human-rights-violating oligarchy’, agrees HC, overturning ‘malafide, unreasonable, illegal’ frisking decision

GNLU has become 'epitome of injustice', says high court in damning verdictGNLU has become 'epitome of injustice', says high court in damning verdict

A GNLU Gandhinagar student has won against the university administration in the Gujarat high court over what Justice ZK Saiyed termed its “wholly baseless, arbitrary, malafide, unreasonable, illegal” decision to physically frisk and persecute a student after an exam, after wrongly suspecting the student was “hiding something”, and then cancelling that student’s exam result.

The high court noted in its judgment, which was first reported by Bar & Bench, that Bimal Patel and several other staff members had made GNLU:

into an oligarchy where all decisions are taken, reviewed and implemented by a select few, and students are casually denied basic human rights and natural justice

GNLU has history

This is not GNLU’s first run-in with autocracy: in 2013 Legally India reported that a GNLU student had filed an FIR against Patel alleging caste discrimination for frisking and fining a student for carrying a cigarette packet on campus.

GNLU has also been the only established national law school to distort and hide its placement statistics, was widely panned for ‘fleecing’ Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) aspirants with a non-refundable Rs 10,000 administration charge when it was in charge of “shoddily” organising the CLAT in 2014, having made a mess of the results and answer keys.

Patel’s also saw controversy after apparently trying to bury a critical review report of the college by a committee headed by NLSIU Bangalore founder NR Madhava Menon, claiming that a third member had not produced his findings yet.

When those findings were eventually produced, Patel called a press conference and claimed they were all positive, and his term was renewed, though he did not publish a full version of those findings.

We have reached out to Bimal Patel for comment.

The facts: Student suspected of cheating, to be frisked

On 2 November 2015, five minutes before completion of an exam, faculty member and invigilator Richa Sharma “suddenly bolted from across the examination hall and snatched the answer sheet of the petitioner”, third-year student Jaymin Rajendra Brahmbatt, alleging that he was “hiding something”, according to the high court’s account of the allegation.

Brahmbatt objected being frisked by a member of the opposite gender, and nominated a male faculty member to frisk him instead to prove his innocence.

Instead, he was marched to the director Bimal Patel’s office, and his mobile phone (along with its unlocking code) were deposited with Patel.

Exam committee bars him from having lawyer present

On 7 November, he was told to appear before the exam inquiry committee at 2:30pm, of which Brahmbatt recounted that the invigilator Sharma appeared alone before the exam committee before Brahmbatt did, talking to the committee at length.

When Brahmbatt finally entered, 45 minutes after the appointed time, he was told that his advocate Gursharan H Virk was not allowed to accompany him, with the committee giving the reason: “the Director has constituted this committee and you better go to the Director and procure written permission from him if you wish to remain present during the proceedings…”.

They also refused the advocate’s request that a copy of the report of the committee be provided to him before his client would sign it.

If Brahmbatt did not cooperate, they would pass a finding ex parte, the committee threatened.

Exam committee goes on fishing expedition through his phone…

The exam committee then asked him again for the passcode to his phone, and began looking through his personal pictures, and then arranged to have all of his phone content copied to a computer. Brahmbatt did not object though questioned the legality of such a move.

They examined all his private photos on a computer monitor, and eventually found the picture that Sharma had claimed was a “photograph of certain notes of ‘Interpretation of Statutes”.

… but find nothing

However, according to Brahmbatt’s email to the administration, Sharma then “realized that the said photograph had nothing to do with the impugned issue, [and] she disappointedly returned to her normal self”, and were able to find no evidence of wrongdoing whatsoever.

Yet student’s exam results are cancelled

On 3 December, following his complaint, the exam he sat was cancelled for Brahmbatt.

But student takes them to the high court

He then appealed to the Gujarat high court against GNLU, its director Bimal Patel, the exam committee, invigilating faculty Sharma and another faculty member, to order GNLU to declare his results for the exam he took.

And wins a thumping victory

High court Justice ZK Saiyed whole-heartedly agreed in his judgment yesterday, slamming GNLU Gandhinagar unequivocally, ordering GNLU to evaluate and publish his cancelled exam results, while also making some very sharp comments (emphasis added below):

27. It is true that this Court would generally not interfere in academic matters of universities, unless, of course, exceptional circumstances persuaded the conscience of this Court to undo grave and irreparable injustice. Even in such matters, this Court would be slow in undoing a university’s decision unless, as is the fact in the present case, the decision of the university is wholly baseless, arbitrary, malafide, unreasonable, illegal and in stark contradiction to the principles of natural justice.

The facts of the present case coupled with the law laid down by the Hon’ble Supreme Court as also this Court, has constrained this Court to interfere in the present matter.

All universities are cradles of the nation’s future. They are, therefore, required to conduct all acts in a highly bona fide and exemplary manner. This responsibility increases exponentially when the university is a premier National Law School imparting legal education to the nation’s future lawyers. How is a student of law expected to be a patron of justice when his university is the epitome of injustice?

28. On consideration of arguments made by both the learned counsels for the parties and perusal of the reply filed by the Respondents and judgments cited by learned counsel for the Petitioner, for above reasons it appears that for reasons not evident on record, the Respondent Nos. 2 to 6 bypassed the Rules and the Respondent No. 2 decided to supplant himself for the authority of the Executive Council.

Therefore, it appears that the apprehension of the Petitioner that the private Respondents have made the Respondent No. 1 University into an oligarchy where all decisions are taken, reviewed and implemented by a select few, and students are casually denied basic human rights and natural justice.

29.The key question involved in the present petition, as per the perusal of the matter and in view of the observations made by the Hon’ble Apex Court, and facts involved in the present case as evident from the contentions of the e-mail of the Petitioner and the conduct of the respondents, I have found that, the impugned order dated 03.12.2015 which is against the principles of natural justice and prima facie it can be considered that decision of the Respondents is mala fide.

Hence said order dated 03.012.2015 is required to be quashed and set aside and the present writ petition is also required to be allowed in totality. Hence, petition is allowed and the Respondent No. 1 University is directed to expeditiously evaluate and declare the result of the Petitioner for the examination of “Quantitative Techniques” that was taken by the Petitioner on 02.11.2015, but no later than 2 week from the date of the receipt of the present order.

The judgment is worth reading in full below.

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Guj HC smackdown of GNLU administration (PDF)

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Like +7 Object -1 Sheldon 05 May 16, 17:07  interesting
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Like +2 Object -0 Shoe Thrower 06 May 16, 08:22
Shiksha ke rakhwaalon ko...
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Like +2 Object -1 X 05 May 16, 17:18
Disgusting to have this happen at a law school of all places!
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Like +11 Object -1 Rocky2 05 May 16, 17:21  interesting
Mrs Sharma this is shame!
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Like +2 Object -3 Rocky3 05 May 16, 18:06
Rocky? What are you doing here? Didn't you have a DJ gig?
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Like +5 Object -10 Guest 2 05 May 16, 17:35  controversial
Distort: "give a misleading or false account or impression of." A harsh term to use above w.r.t. placement statistics. Don't exaggerate.
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Like +23 Object -2 kianganz 05 May 16, 17:45  interesting  top rated
It's very much distortion and manipulation if the college shows off 19 of the top jobs won by students, claims those are representative of 150 students and refuses to disclose any others, which is exactly what happened:
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Like +6 Object -1 Amit Shah 05 May 16, 17:54  interesting
It would be absolutely foolish if GNLU were to appeal.

Under the circumstances, one would expect certain changes to be implemented (say, certain people resigning, publishing guidelines on conducting enquiries, etc.) in light of the Hon' Gujarat High Courts judgement. But then again, this is GNLU. Business as usual it is.
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Like +12 Object -32 The Guy 05 May 16, 18:10  controversial
This is what is expected from such a low-class Law School.
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Like +40 Object -2 Alum. 05 May 16, 18:41  interesting  top rated
That sir is a low-class comment from such an esteemed individual such as yourself.

As is often the case, these law schools are the product of what the students make of them. In that context, GNLU students do very well, despite an entirely illogical, unqualified, incompetent and rather peculiarly Orwellian administration. Case to the point: the Advocate appearing for the Petitioner is also a former GNLU student.
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Like +6 Object -0 Outsider 05 May 16, 19:05  interesting
Based on the facts as mentioned, I am slightly curious, where exactly did the phone come from? Was the student carrying it during the exam? And if so, aren't students forbidden to do that usually to begin with? I know for a fact that there are certain NLUs having exam rules that are pretty clear about this, being found carrying one automatically presumes unfair means. Kian, I don't really support Patel and the way he runs GNLU, but you are doing investigative journalism, if you still do that. A little bit more fact specific and less GNLU bashing would perhaps be merited? Mind you, the two need not be mutually exclusive ;)
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Like +4 Object -0 kianganz 05 May 16, 21:45
Fair point - though you would assume that GNLU's counsel would have had plenty of opportunity to poke holes into the petitioner's account in court, no? Hope that we'll be able to look into this a little more also...
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Like +3 Object -0 Doe 06 May 16, 04:31
Read the petition carefully to find out the story of phone. It's all in there!
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Like +0 Object -0 ABCD 08 May 16, 02:32
Read the judgment. He was not carrying his phone during the exam. He took it out from his bag outside the examination call to call his father after the entire frisking incident.
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Like +20 Object -1 Ex-GNLUite 05 May 16, 19:35  interesting  top rated
Bimal Patel has destroyed GNLU and he is definitely the biggest impediment in the progress of GNLU. This judgment was long due and this critique of Bimal was well deserved. But he lives in an oblivion and he will always think that he is the best and the most impotent person in the university. Things such as not giving a damn to principles of natural justice, total autocracy, dictatorship and abuse of power is something every GNLUite will relate to.
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Like +11 Object -3 Nisha Tri.... 05 May 16, 20:01  interesting
Someone should seriously leak recruitment screw up story (CRA story) to LI.
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Like +0 Object -0 RDD 05 May 16, 20:33
I worked with this Holy man for a year and I how arbitrary and [...] he is. This JT is the best farewell ever.
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Like +2 Object -0 kianganz 05 May 16, 21:43
What happened? Please feel free to publish here as a comment, marked not-for-publication, and we'll take it under advisement.
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Like +2 Object -1 Screwup 05 May 16, 22:42
You should probe into this, Kian.
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Like +3 Object -12 Sagarious 05 May 16, 20:20
Not negating the facts about how GNLU is corrupt and non transparent, I take offence to Legally India's style of reporting about GNLU. It's extremely biased.
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Like +9 Object -0 kianganz 05 May 16, 21:49  interesting
Please do explain how it offends you.

Every single word in the story above is:

1. what the honourable high court judge stated, in black and white, in his well-reasoned judgment.

2. facts that have been previously reported on, primarily by Legally India.

3. absolutely relevant context and background - this judgment and culture of GNLU did not come about out of thin air.

If we don't spell out both of those things now, when do you think these should be spelled out?
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Like +3 Object -0 Shocking 05 May 16, 20:52
Can't believe what I'm reading! He must resign immediately! Kian, I hope you keep following up on this instead of dropping the ball (as you often do).
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Like +11 Object -0 Pinku 05 May 16, 21:33  interesting
Seriously Kian. Please follow up. We, the students, are fed up of him and his arbitrary administration. He and his wife keep harassing students and other employees like drivers, wardens, mess workers and even certain good faculty members.

We are unable to do anything since he has influential friends. For our sake, please help by following up this story. #SaveGNLU
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Like +14 Object -0 kianganz 05 May 16, 21:43  interesting  top rated
Absolutely, we'd love to do more. But we need some help from students too.

A few years ago, much of the student community at GNLU was cowed by the administration and worried about talking. Similar for faculty. To be honest, we kind of gave up on GNLU back then and got distracted on other stories.

But if there are any students who want to help us dig a little deeper, please call or WhatsApp me in confidence, any time: 0900 405 6651
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Like +14 Object -1 GNLUite 06 May 16, 10:46  interesting  top rated
Dear Kian,

A lot of whistleblowers from GNLU are going to come out in the open soon. Most of us in the graduating batch are still waiting for their offer letters and provisional degrees are yet to be given. We plan to wait till early August and then go all ballistic on GNLU admin headed by Bimal Patel. Though some of us shall be contacting you in a few days so that we can plan how to publish the revelations we have with us.
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Like +0 Object -0 Whitlseblower 12 Dec 16, 00:04
What happened to the whistleblowers?
Still no offer letter?
What about "ballistic revelations"?
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Like +7 Object -1 Fouji 05 May 16, 21:39  interesting
It is surprising to see that professors of gnlu have no understanding of PNJ. Bimpa has blessings of BJP. He was a part of search committee that found no one other than UK Sinha to be competent enough to head SEBI for his second term.
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Like +7 Object -8 Batchmate of Jaymin 05 May 16, 23:31  controversial
Jaymin Rajendra Brahmbhatt gets to go to GNLU with a rank of 23,654 in CLAT-2013 and no one bats an eyelid. (CLAT-2013 Results, Page 676 of 790: )
GNLU authorities frisk him for a highly likely examination malpractice and everyone loses their shit. Incredible.
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Like +1 Object -0 joshila 11 May 16, 16:22
you seem to be watching a lot of dark knight..:P
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Like +0 Object -0 Gnja NLU 06 May 16, 00:19
Wait, you guys have no idea about Goodness marks and Universal Jurisdiction do you? HA!
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Like +16 Object -17 other side of the coin 06 May 16, 00:38  controversial
WIth due regard to the Hon'ble High Court's Judgment, I would like to bring some facts forth, to put things into perspective:

1. The student petitioner in question here, Mr. Jaymin Brahmbhat, ideally should not have been in the University in the first place. His CLAT 2013 rank was 23654, (Roll No. 060110256, Marks- 33.5). [...]
With that kind of rank, it should have ideally been impossible for him to get through to any law university, even with the Gujarat Quota at GNLU. [...]

2. The student petitoner was writing the repeat of the repeat of the repeat of God knows how many repeats of the "Quantitative Techniques" stream exam. [...]

3. With regards to the use of the mobile phone in the examination, the only GOOF that the male invigilator (Respondent No. 6) who was sent to frisk the petitioner made was that he did not frisk him there and then, and took him to Dr. Bimal Patel's office. This gave the petitioner the time to tactfully cook up his story that he got his phone AFTER the exam from his bag outside the examination hall. This is evident from paragraph 5 of the judgment, which is reproduced as :
"Further, the case of the Petitioner is that upon leaving the examination hall with the Respondent Nos. 5 and 6, the Petitioner took his bag placed outside the examination hall and took his phone out of the bag to contact his father."

4. Had he frisked him in the exam hall itself, the outcome of the judgment would likely have been the opposite, as the case of violation of natural justice, as alleged, would not have arisen in the first place. The presence of a mobile phone in the exam hall itself is a cause for disqualification (Nothing to prove otherwise).

5. There certainly might have been subsequent violations of not following the due process, for which the Unviersity has been rebuked by the Hon'ble High Court.

6. It is deplorable how [...] Jaymin, are tarnishing the University for their so called "crusade" against the "corrupt" administration. GNLU as a university has the potential to be one of the best law schools in the country, and people like Jaymin are ruining it by doing such things.
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Like +16 Object -1 Nelsonian 06 May 16, 07:58  interesting  top rated
"The student petitioner in question here, Mr. Jaymin Brahmbhat, ideally should not have been in the University in the first place".......This statement reflects nothing but puts the administration (including Director & Registrar) in bad light and an enquiry should be done (by external agency) to fix personal responsibility on the person/s who allowed this (admission) to happen.

Taking repeat exam is not of any relevance here, the exam rules are same for the first attempt and backlog. Casting aspersion on the student does not make a purported illegal act legal.

Frisking should always be done inside exam hall.....GNLU may consider putting CCTV inside exam halls to avoid such disputes in future.

The image of GNLU is much stronger than so called image of any Bimal, Thomas or Jaymin. GNLU has a good reputation outside and the same has been created by the hard working students and alumni. And such cases only make an institution stronger, because after judicial review the University authorities can ponder and make rules fair and reasonable. They can consider coming out with an enquiry manual which will have detailed procedures in compliance with principles of natural justice.

After all, its a 'student', don't be so harsh on them that they are forced to approach media/courts. Some other kind of reprimand like public censure or suspending hostel/library facilities for a few months can also be employed. It will be interesting to see how much more money and effort GNLU will put to appeal the decision.

Last but not the least, GNLU faculties should avoid taking everything on their ego and concentrate on coming out with good quality research papers or articles in reputed national and international journals.
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Like +13 Object -1 Bright Future Lawyer 06 May 16, 08:14  interesting  top rated
To claim that because an individual had a very low rank in CLAT, it is proved that he was cheating, is like claiming that because you were once a tea-seller, it is proved that you cannot be a Prime Minister.
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Like +1 Object -3 parth protim chakko 11 May 16, 16:37
the rank and his conduct raises suspicion. a guy who gets poor rank and fails multiple times itself raises doubt over his credentials...after all the society judges you by the your image which you carry...dont forget that these are facts attributable to the petitioner.
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Like +2 Object -1 fakeGNLUstudent 11 May 16, 21:40
Like the entire universe is judging you right now for your imbecile comment.
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Like +13 Object -2 Khotaa sikaa 06 May 16, 11:18  interesting
Your unnecessarily long comment is nothing but plain frivolity and waste of space. How are you assuming that people commenting are 'laymen?'. Also, how does the paragraph you reproduced shows that student had 'cooked up' the story about the mobile phone being in his bag. Your analysis, notwithstanding Petitioner's rank (about which I have no knowledge) is plain absurd.

Did u take classes from Bimal Patel?
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Like +3 Object -1 NELSONIAN ZINDABAD. 06 May 16, 14:39
Dear (...)

As far his rank goes, it's perfectly legal. He paid through the NRI quota fees and got through. What GNLU (Read BP Squad) is doing and has been doing is downright deplorable and extreme levels of arbitrariness, have been shown. Quoting the judgment
“All universities are cradles of the nation’s future. They are, therefore, required to conduct all acts in a highly bona fide and exemplary manner. This responsibility increases exponentially when the university is a premier National Law School imparting legal education to the nation’s future lawyers. How is a student of law expected to be a patron of justice when his university is the epitome of injustice?”

Your only concern is about your goddamn placements and you don't care two hoots about this place other than that. REST ASSURED, we have some brilliant alumnus who'll guarantee that to you. Peace OUT.
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Like +2 Object -0 Old time alumni 12 May 16, 23:10
Any prudent, respectable and responsible Director having read that scathing and stinging judgment would resign. But I know Bimlu is none of those and he would rather take this fight to an appeal. Probably the best possible thing to happen to have happened to GNLU in the longest time would be for this guy to go, if ever that happens.
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Like +0 Object -0 parth protim chakko 11 May 16, 16:32
I agree with you. the judgment is against the administration of GNLU because of the fact that there were previous such allegations or stories and in the present case because of the technical glitches in the chain of events which happened. I saw the guys ranking..must be through NRI sponsored quota that he got through GNLU. but this time i think because of technicality and natural justice the judgment is fiercely against the college.
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Like +7 Object -0 fakeGNLUstudent 11 May 16, 21:53  interesting
"..because of technicality and natural justice the judgment is fiercely against the college."
Why are you even commenting here when you don't understand two hoots about this case and the prevailing situation in GNLU at large?!
There is no damn technicality involved in this case which led the court to come down so heavily on Bimal Patel and his coterie of incompetent jerks (aka Bimpa Squad or BS). These people are not just evil (because their brains always come up with anti-student measures by default). They are stupid and incompetent by elephantine proportions. Not following principles of natural justice, despite the fact that they came out with new GNLU Regulations in 2015, is simply an illustration of the impunity with which these people take decisions everyday. They live under the facade that hundreds of graduating students, that they royally piss off over five years, won't come back to bite them after they graduate. It may be true to some extent because most people move on with their lives. But not this time Bimal N Patel. A storm is coming very soon and it'll blow all the filth that you have accumulated in GNLU during your tenure. Yes, I'm not just talking about appointment of unqualified faculty or Bimal's wife n niece being on GNLU payrolls or the large chunks of our money that Bimal have siphoned off and invested back in Anand (his hometown). There is more and it'll be out in the open... soon.
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Like +1 Object -0 Mody 06 May 16, 02:16
Bhai koi P.P. Saxena ko bhi dekh lo. puhleeez!!!
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Like +7 Object -3 Guest 06 May 16, 08:31
NLU Jodhpur is hot bed for discrimination, defamation, exclusion, false performance reviews and many other issues.
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Like +2 Object -2 Bipsa 08 May 16, 15:41
Arrey yes! Ye kya laga rakha hai, padhne aaye ho toh padh bhi liya karro!
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Like +18 Object -1 Protector of the realm 06 May 16, 12:12  interesting  top rated
There's a storm coming, Mr. Patel. You and your friends (your squad) better batten down the hatches, because when it hits, you're all gonna wonder how you ever thought you could live so large and leave so little for the rest of us.
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Like +0 Object -0 Whitlseblower 12 Dec 16, 00:05
Is the storm still coming? or it already passed?
Mr. Patel is still here....
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Like +2 Object -1 Pls investigate 06 May 16, 12:25
Kian is is true that this Brahmbhatt guy has a CLAT rank of 23,000 or whatever, as alleged by some commentors? If yes, then this is very serious and needs to be investigated. How can this be possible when higher rankers can't make it?? This is perhaps a bigger scam!
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Like +4 Object -0 kianganz 06 May 16, 12:29
I hear he was admitted under the 'NRI quota', which is quite popular at GNLU...
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Like +4 Object -1 INVESTIGATE 06 May 16, 14:03
NRI Admissions are the scourge of GNLU. The people who are admitted through this quota, are nothing but people who talk money LACKING MERIT.It's shamefully disgusting to see a guy with 231 rank pitted with a 14987 GUY.
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Like +2 Object -0 Agreed 06 May 16, 15:21
Agree. LI must investigate this. The coming CLAT results are a good opportunity.
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Like +4 Object -0 other side of the coin 07 May 16, 00:08
1. The student petitioner's admission to GNLU cannot be said to be "perfectly" legal under the NRI quota.
His CLAT 2013 rank was 23654, (Roll No. 060110256, Marks- 33.5.
If you carefully observe the NRI Status column in the official merit list for him, it says "NONE". This implies that he could not have been given admission under the NRI quota.

2. Perhaps (...)

3. There needs to be more transparency towards the allotment of the NRI quota seats in the University, and it should be ensured that seats are allotted as per merit, even within the NRI sub category.

4. With a rank of 23654, it ideally should not have been possible to secure a seat, even under the NRI quota.
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Like +2 Object -36 On behalf of LLM 06 May 16, 15:27  troll?
We the LLM students of GNLU fully support our beloved Prof Bimal Patel. Sir, you are constant source of inspiration. Slander tactic is being done by BALLB students who are only in GNLU to do drink and party, no study. They think they are oversmart because they are rich and talking English.
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Like +23 Object -2 Ass licking Lallams 06 May 16, 15:58  interesting  top rated
You are absolutely right my fellow lallam. May be we should start drinking and and partying too. May be we'll also get hold of this English language like the UG folks!
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Like +10 Object -0 LLB Alumni 06 May 16, 17:12  interesting
The only thing he inspires is a gag reflex. All notable achievements at college are by LLB students.
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Like +4 Object -0 ALum 06 May 16, 21:57
Please correct your grammar dear LLM'er.
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Like +1 Object -0 X 11 May 16, 21:33
My God. You have just proven that Lallams are same everywhere, NLS or GNLU. (In re Lallams' testimonial of Nagaraj during Shortsgate).

Jai Hind!
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Like +1 Object -1 Panjim 06 May 16, 15:42
Marry me LLM student..... Hahaha.....
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Like +1 Object -23 On behalf of LLM 06 May 16, 18:27  troll?
You dare to question a scholar like a LLM student. I am a student of esteemed GNLU and not knowing English is not crime. I am hard worker and so are all LLM students in GNLU. We are with the administration. All news are fabricated and some rich spoilt people trying to say lie about GNLU. I love the GNLU. I respect the Sir Bimal Patel.
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Like +3 Object -1 On behalf of Diploma 06 May 16, 22:51
Hey Guys,

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Like +0 Object -1 The Dark Knight 07 May 16, 13:05
It doesnt smartass
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Like +10 Object -0 Life Rocker 07 May 16, 09:12  interesting
when was bimal patel knighted.
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Like +4 Object -0 Bleblubla 08 May 16, 17:52
Hahaha Kian, you really must consider introducing a 'Lol' button next to the Like and Object buttons! A lot of comments in this and other threads are in desperate need of one :p
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Like +1 Object -0 BP 07 May 16, 13:18
A lot of respect to you for inducing humour into a serious conversation
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Like +7 Object -1 The Richa The Sharma 07 May 16, 16:14  interesting
The Richa The Sharma
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Like +0 Object -0 The historia 07 May 16, 17:02
She's the boss, legit.
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Like +11 Object -0 Stupid LLM 08 May 16, 15:43  interesting
You are right, not knowing English is no crime at all. But being stupid surely is. LLM people are in GNLU only for a year. Further most of them are looking for a job as TRA with GNLU itself which is bound to make their opinion about the Admin biased. So please guys stay out of this one.
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Like +2 Object -0 News and Views 06 May 16, 18:58

He's also buried the NAAC report which contained many adverse remarks against him. Investigate this. And for God sake's LLB people grow up.
- Proud LLM Alumnus.
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Like +0 Object -0 News and Views 06 May 16, 21:08
Kian. Do something about this. It's a request. The world should know about this.
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Like +4 Object -0 ThePhantom 07 May 16, 01:34
He has done something about it by reporting. Now stop acting like a kid and if you want to do something do it yourself! Kian runs LI, not the Indian Government or the UN! Anyway there are certain unconfirmed allegations from doubtful and unprofessional bodies that he may be a secret spy or a foreign agent. I don't think even if he was he would be obliged to "tell this to the WORLD".

Be the change you wish to see in the world....

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Like +5 Object -2 ThePhantom 07 May 16, 01:26
Why does all the shit happen in Gujarat. Harmful effects of not drinking!
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Like +3 Object -1 CRA 07 May 16, 12:44
this is intolerance.. Modi should answer.
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Like +9 Object -0 Currentbatch 07 May 16, 22:53  interesting
CRA, I think someone from your committee should answer about the recruitment screwup. Don't you think?
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Like +0 Object -0 Neutral Observer 08 May 16, 11:57
Kian the whole problem is you do perioidic stories on law school corruption and poor faculty You need to do a sustained campaign. You need to do a full two-page spread in Mint highlighting the following:

1) Corruption and poor governance at NLUs
2) Pathetic faculty: NLU alumni are not teaching at NLUs
3 Lack of funding: NLUs are essentially state universities
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Like +1 Object -0 lawschoolleaks 08 Jun 16, 00:33
Guess what! Amendments to GNLU regulations purportedly dating back to February 2016 have been published on the GNLU website.

However, they were not on the website till a couple of months back! *Surprise Surprise*

Two of the amendments (the last two) seem to be in response to this case.

See -
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Like +0 Object -0 Alumnus- after so long 09 Sep 16, 17:29
I really empathise with the current students, thanking my stars, I graduated when I did. The whole article along with the judgment and the comments make a very amusing read, even better than the FB confessions page started while we were in college. The judgment has basically s*****d the Respondents. If the kid got in to college through unauthorised means, in that case, a greater doubt and question arises regarding the role of BP and his peeps.
P.S.-- I don't remember anything taught during the legal history lessons, however, 'the' Richa 'the' Sharma shall remain an unforgettable historical figure! :P
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