Invitation from Capital Foundation Society (Distinguished Chief Guest: Dr. Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud, the 50th Honorable Chief Justice of India)

Date: October 25th, 2023

Honorable Arif Virani
Minister of Justice and the Attorney General of Canada

Honorable Minister Virani,

I trust this letter finds you in the finest of health and spirits. It is with profound respect and great anticipation that I, as a member of the Capital Foundation Society, extend to you a formal invitation to partake in the August 109th Birth Anniversary Celebration of Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer. It is our privilege to extend to you this esteemed invitation, which we believe can serve as a significant opportunity to build and strengthen the cultural and intellectual ties between Canada and India.

This momentous event will be distinguished by the presence of Dr. Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud, the 50th Honorable Chief Justice of India, who has profoundly influenced the jurisprudential landscape with his erudition and extensive experience. Dr. Chandrachud will serve as our distinguished Chief Guest, enhancing the significance of the proceedings and potentially fostering a deeper legal and cultural exchange between Canada and India.

Furthermore, we are pleased to convey that Justice Ananga Kumar Patnaik, a Judge of the Supreme Court of India, has graciously consented to preside over the event. His reputation for judiciousness and scholarly acumen elevates the prestige of this gathering and may facilitate a fruitful academic dialogue between our legal communities.

The particulars of the event are as follows:

Date: Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Time: 4:00 PM
Venue: Speaker's Lounge, Constitution Club, Rafi Marg, New Delhi-110001

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The celebration will be marked by scholarly discourse, legal symposiums, and contemplative sessions, all dedicated to commemorating the life and contributions of Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer. His unwavering commitment to the principles of justice, human rights, and the rule of law makes this event a cornerstone for the legal fraternity and may serve as a conduit for fostering international legal relations.

We earnestly request your kind consideration of this invitation, and we humbly seek your response regarding your participation in this event. Should you require any supplementary information or logistical support for your visit to New Delhi, please do not hesitate to communicate your requirements. We are entirely at your disposal to facilitate your involvement in this distinguished occasion, which we believe may hold the potential for meaningful academic and cultural exchanges.

In anticipation of your gracious acceptance, we eagerly await the privilege of welcoming you to this momentous celebration, where we shall collectively honor the legacy and contributions of Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer and potentially embark on a journey of fostering stronger bilateral legal and cultural relations.

Yours sincerely,

Organizing Committee
Capital Foundation Society

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