To abreast budding legal professionals about constitutional law, Amity Law School Noida organized 7th Amity Quiz on Constitutional Law 2018 at University campus, Sector 125, Noida wherein Nikhil Kumar from Mewar Law Institute won the cash prize of Rs. 21,000/- and trophy for ‘Constitutional Wizard’.
The competition witnessed that participation of more than 500 law students from various Law Universities and Colleges across India including Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Jindal Global Law School, Mewar law Institute, Facultyof Law- Delhi University, BLS College of Law, Llyod Law College amongst others.
Speaking during the valedictory ceremony, Mr. Manoj Tiwari, Member of Parliament addressed the students as the future protectors of Indian constitution and advised them to be prepared for the challenges ahead by being positive.
He briefed about the laws made under his tenure as Member of Parliament including self-attestation to simplify the procedure for government-related work; RERA Act in aid of home buyers so that they are not duped by builders; Bankruptcy bill to combat monetary scams; The National Sports University Bill to promote sports in India and GST Bill to benefit the tax payers amongst others.
Talking about his contempt of court charges but he has never broken any law and is a law abiding citizen. He said that it was a seal of corruption and injustice towards the citizens of Delhi and broken the seal as symbolic protest. He informed that he has filed an affidavit to be a sealing officer on the lines of advice from the apex court. “I will stay in politics till Prime Minister Narendra Modiji is my mentor.” shares Mr. Tiwari.
Dr. S.K. Pathania, Prof. of Law, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussorie called upon the law students to prepare for civil service examinations to serve the nation as a constitutional learned. He said that in India’s preamble reflects the deep understanding of human rights. He shared that with passage of time, the Indian legal system has amended various rights under the constitution which shows that Indian judiciary is progressive towards revision of fundamental rights as per changing times and societal needs. He remarked that faith of people in important in governance which is only possible through transparency. Talking about Directive Principles of State Policy, Dr. Pathania opines “after 70 years of independence, the need of the hour is the judicial interpretation of directive principles which should be followed by bureaucrats and policy makers by adopting them as fundamental rights.”
Addressing the gathering, (Dr.) D.K. Bandyopadhyay, Chairman, Amity Law Schools, Noida encouraged the budding legal professionals to nurture, protect and propagate the constitution with utmost dedication.
Some of the other awardees were “H.R Khanna Award” was given to Harsh Bharadwaj ,Amity Law School Noida; “B.R Ambedkar award” to Himanshu Yadav from Jamial Milia Islamia; “H M Seervai Award” to Niseeth Chandrachood from Faculty of Law-DU and “Nani Palkiwala Award” to Manoj Bisht, Faculty of Law- DU.
Dr.Mohammad Asad Malik, Professor. Department of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi; Ms. Nafisa G Vahanvati, W/o Dr Goolam Essaji Vahanvati,Former Attorney General of India and Prof Prof .(Dr.) S.S Singh, Advisor, Amity Law School,Noida were also present during the occasion.