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CM announces varsity tag for Madhusudan Law College

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced for up gradation of Cuttack based Madhusudan Law College into a university.
Patnaik, who happens to be president of ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), while addressing at the executive meet of BJD's Legal Front here said that the Madhusudan Law College will be upgraded to a university.
The history of this intuition can be traced back to 1869 when the diploma course in law and course Pleader ship licence was introduced in the Ravenshaw Collegiate School, Cuttack. Subsequently the course continued in the Ravenshaw College. In the year 1881, Bachelor of Law Course was introduced in the same College under the Calcutta University and continued up to 1908.
Now, Madhusudan Law College, Cuttack, a Constituent College of Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, named after late Utkal Gaurab Madhusudan Das.

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