It is most befitting that Justice Bhandari is getting an award named after late Justice Nagendra Singh : Vice President
INVC NEWS New Delhi, The Vice President of India , M. Hamid Ansari conferred the “First Justice Nagendra Singh International Peace Award” instituted by the International Goodwill Society of India on Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Member of the International Court of Justice at a function here today. Addressing on the occasion, he said that it is most befitting that Justice Bhandari is getting an award named after late Justice Nagendra Singh, who was himself a distinguished Judge of the International Court of Justice, as well as its President. Justice Nagendra Singh, in whose memory the International Peace Award has been instituted, was also the founder President of the International goodwill Society. Justice Bhandari is a deserving torch bearer of Dr. Nagendra Singh’s rich legacy. He said that Justice Bhandari’s achievements in the field of law and justice are well known to this gathering. His work, as part of the higher judiciary in our country for over two decades, speaks for itself. However, few of our judges have had the opportunity to make their mark in the International arena. Justice Bhandari is amongst the selected few. His presence on the ICJ is a matter of pride for all of us. The Vice President hoped that Justice Bhandari would continue to serve in the International Court of Justice with great distinction and earn laurels for the country in the field of international law and jurisprudence. He congratulated him on receiving this well deserved award and wished him all success in the years ahead. He also complimented the International Goodwill Society of India for its praiseworthy work in the service of the nation and especially for its efforts to promote universal goodwill and understanding.