On 11th January, 2019, Pune’s 25-year-old Khushnum Neville Motafram was awarded the ‘P H Kothadia’ Gold medal for securing the highest marks in the subject – ‘Code of Civil Procedure and Limitation Act’, as part of the Final Year LLB examination (April 2017), at the Convocation ceremony held at Savitribai Phule Pune University. Khushnum now looks to pursuing the LLM programme in Commercial and Corporate law, at Queen Mary University of London, commencing September, 2019.
Speaking to Parsi Times, Khushnum said, “Being awarded the P H Kothadia Gold medal by the University of Pune in front of an audience filled with my peers and well-wishers was truly a moment of immense pride and happiness for me, one that I will always cherish. This experience has motivated me to dream bigger and push myself harder, to be the best I can, so that I can continue to make my parents and my community proud. I have realized that nothing is impossible if you believe in yourself and work hard!”
A student of ILS Law College, Pune, Khushnum also holds a BA in Psychology and is an accomplished pianist holding the Advanced Certificate Piano examination from Trinity College of Music, London.