Chandigarh: The North India Lawyers Conference on “Work-Life Balance in the Legal Profession: A Gendered Perspective”, which took place at Chandigarh Judicial Academy, Sector – 43, Chandigarh on 27.01.2024, with Hon’ble Mr. Justice Surya Kant, Judge, Supreme Court of India as Chief Guest. The Conference started by the lightning of the lamp.
The event’s highlight was the release of the first edition of the magazine “Zubaan” (Dr. Kanu Sharma, editor-in-chief) by Hon’ble Mr Justice Surya Kant.
The Conference was conducted by the Punjab and Haryana Federation of Women Lawyers under the guidance of Ms. Ritu Punj (President) and Dr. Kanu Sharma (Secretary). This year’s event drew hundreds of participants from across the country. The event featured keynote speakers Justice Manjari Nehru Kaul, Justice Alka Sarin, Justice Daya Chaudhary, Justice Rajesh Bhardwaj, Dr. Amee Yajnik, Ms. Sheela Anish, Ms. Hemlata Mahishi, Ms. Indrani Patani and Ms. Shantha amongst others. Ms. Poornima Bhardwaj recited a poem on this occasion.
The event concluded with a cultural program featuring Giddha and Bhagra performed at the Punjab and Haryana High Court organised by the Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association.