National Law University Delhi organizes a Colloquium on ‘The Journey of the Indian Constitution’

Reported by Abhishek SinghNational Law University Delhi on September 19th, organized a
one-day Colloquium, celebrating 75 years of the illustrious journey of
Prof.(Dr.) Mahendra Pal Singh, popularly known as MP Singh, considered as one
of the foremost constitutional law scholar and an authority on the subject. The
colloquium was organized on the topic “The journey of the Indian Constitution:
We the People and Free Markets” and was a conception of his former students
from India as well as abroad. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor
of NLU Delhi, Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh opened the Colloquium by delivering the
welcome address and Hon’ble Mr. Justice A.K. Sikri, Judge, Supreme Court of
India gave the key note address and also presented a memento to Prof. (Dr.) M.P.

Prof.(Dr.) MP Singh is widely known in the academic fraternity for being
the revising author of ‘VN Shukla’s Constitution of India’, a classic textbook
on the Indian Constitution. Internationally, he is widely acclaimed as a
renowned comparative constitutional law and comparative administrative law academic
and has authored a primer on the topic of Comparative Law which is ‘Comparative
Constitutional Law’. Professor Singh has been a
fellow and visiting professor at several institutions and universities of
international repute. Prof.(Dr.) MP Singh is also the Chair Professor at
the Centre for Comparative Law at National Law University Delhi.

The Colloquium which was organized on the subject “The journey of the
Indian Constitution: We the People and Free Markets” sought to comprehend
various aspects of the issue and tried to put into perspective the journey of
the Indian Constitution vis-à-vis, ‘We the people’ signifying the democratic
and the republic institution of the nation representing the continual personality
of the Indian polity and the ‘Free Market Economy’ referring to the economic
policies adopted in the early 1990’s by the Indian Government in the changing
milieu of constitutional governance of the country. All of the presenters were the
former students of Prof.(Dr.) MP Singh and deliberated upon the aforementioned
theme from distinct viewpoints and considerations. The event concluded with the
dinner speech by Prof. C. Raj Kumar, Vice
Chancellor, Jindal Global University. It is proposed that the papers presented in
the colloquium be published in an edited volume.          
Source: Legal news India

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