"It must be borne in mind that the knowledge capital, skills and ability which cannot be used to help the poor and the needy will not bring contentment and peace within," Justice Misra said.
The need of the hour was a constructive approach and positive mindset to contribute to the legal system, the CJI said.
The fresh law graduates should beprepared to have sustained faith in the mobility of the profession and aristocracy of the intellectto make a difference, he said.
Justice Misra also urged the graduating students to concentrate on facts, law and reasoning while maintaining proper ethics rather than engaging in aggressive advocacy.
"As you join the bar, you must be responsible members of the bar by taking constructive steps no matter howsoever small, for each small effort counts a lot towards the cumulative whole," he added.
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