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Shahaji Law College is one of the reputed law colleges in India and especially in the state of Maharashtra. It is always on the forefront of highest values and imparting legal education since 1933. His highness, the late Shri Rajaram Chatrapati Maharaja of Kolhapur who was always very keen about legal education constituted a committee in December 1932 headed by Rao Bahadur A. B. Chougule the then Chief justice of Kolhapur state. By notification 52 of 1933, the state Gazette declared that “The Council of Legal Education”, a body consisting of seven ex-officio members to run the Law College on 17th June, 1933. The college was formally inaugurated on 2nd November 1933 at the hands of Sir Fredric sykes, the then Governor of Bombay and named as ‘ Sykes Law College’ Kolhapur. Shri. S. K. Kelavakar, Barrister-at-Law was the first Principal of this college, his highness Major Sir. Chatrapati Shahaji Maharaj and the founder President of the Council of Education Dr. Padmashri Rathnappanna Kumbhar was first student of this college. Under the able and noble leadership of Dr. Rathnappanna Kumbhar, the council of legal education was renamed as council of education and sykes Law College renamed as “Shahaji Law College”. Since then the college administered efficiently according to Annas vision.
President, Council of Education
Shahaji Law College is one of the reputed law colleges in the western Maharashtra. The founders of this institution laid the foundation stone with the sole purpose of providing quality legal education,economics being not even as remote ulterior motive. The college has stood the test of time in providing the quality legal education to the poor, downtrodden apart from catering to the needs of middle class and affluent.
Shahaji Law College is a full fledged and dedicated institution to impart legal education in this region of the state. This institution has the rich heritage of producing young lawyers many of whom have flourished as seasoned lawyers, great judges on the Bench of lower Courts and High Court, political activists, social workers, and justice dispensing agents.
B.A., DCS, LL.M., NET, Ph.D.
Legal Education has been undergoing tremendous changes in 21st Century. There is a strong realization that law is not merely an abstract aggregation of rules but an effective and potent instrument of social change. It tends to emulate social and moral values and has brought the individual and collective human behavior at the Centre stage.
Guest lecture on “General Principles of Administrative Law and Emerging Trends” on 14/06/2023 Resource Person Prin Dr Amit Sawadi
Chief Guest – H’ble Shri Justice Amit Borkar, High Court of Bombay (21 March , 2022)
Eradication of Substance Abuse was launched in Shahaji Law College in collaboration with the Office
A Parents Meeting for Pre Law II was conducted in the College on Saturday 11th February 2023.
This Institution strives to enrich the knowledge of the stakeholders, to instill confidence and courage in them.
To impart socially relevant Legal Education to the students by involving them in direct and active interaction with the society, to adapt them to face the new social and legal challenges and to bring social reforms and national development.
To raise academic standard to novel heights to bring excellence in quality legal education.