The author says that modern day battles are fought in the court room and that lawyers and CAs are the new warriors. He lauds the efforts of the National Tax Moot Court Competition which hones the skills of budding professionals but says that the time has come to debate whether the desired objects are being achieved or there is some other way to benefit young professionals
16th January, 2004 was a memorable day in the history of the Federation. On this auspicious day the then Prime Minister of India, Hon’ble Atal Bihari Vajpayee, released a commemorative postage stamp in Mumbai which was dedicated to Shri N. A. Palkhivala. In his speech, Prime Minister stated as under
“In those days, the battle for democracy was fought by many people in many different ways. Many of us in politics under the leadership of Jayaprakash Narayanan fought it in prisons. But I have no doubt that one of the finest battles was fought in the court room and that fighter was Nani Palkhivala”.