Hyderabad, Jul 29 (PTI) The NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad has earned a reputation for promoting excellence in the field of legal education in less than two decades of its existence, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said here today. Also Read - Uttarakhand Chief Justice Slips, Nearly Drowns Into Strong River Current at Sangam

Rao, who attended 15th convocation of the university, said it is one of the prestigious institutions in the state. Also Read - Chandrasekhar Rao's Meeting With MK Stalin on Proposed Federal Front Not Confirm: TRS MP Kavitha

“Let NALSAR become the first National Law University in the country to start a three year state-of-the-art LLB program with 50 per cent seats reserved for residents of Telangana. The state government would fully finance this course,” a release from NALSAR quoted Rao as saying. Also Read - Telangana CM announces Rs 25 lakh each for martyrs' families

Justice Ramesh Ranganathan, acting Chief Justice of Hyderabad High Court, presided over the programme in his capacity as the chancellor of NALSAR University.

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