Jai Hind College, Mumbai recently hosted the UGC sponsored National Seminar “60 years of the Constitution of India: Retrospect and Prospect”. The event was graced by the presence of world renowned civil rights activist, Martin Luther King III.
Themes like Ambedkar’s contribution to the Constitution, Gandhi’s impact on the Constitution, Minority rights, Women Empowerment and more were discussed.
The motive of the discussion was to question the extent to which our Constitution has been able to bear the test of time.
The seminar was held for 3 days in September, from Monday, September 20, 2010 to Wednesday, September 22, 2010, and saw participation from Dr. J. Castellino, Professor of Law and Head of the Law Department Middlesex University Business School, London; Professor Sukumar Narayan, Professor of Political Science, Delhi University; Mr. Harish Jagtiani, Senior Advocate, Mumbai High Court, Mr. Naseeruddin Shah and many more.
– Ravi Ved