Conference on “Human Values and the Legal World” at Prasanthi Nilayam on August 11-12

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Chandigarh

6 August 2018

DIVYA AZAD

Prasanthi Nilayam will witness one of the largest assemblages of jurists, Judges and legal luminaries at the conference on “Human Values and the Legal World” on 11th Aug and 12th Aug, organised by Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations to generate views, ideas and suggest ways to strengthen judicial role and Human Values. The theme “Human Values and the Legal World” is an invitation to Bar, Bench and Academia from across the country to participate in the 2-day Symposium. To amplify this noble cause and enlighten the importance of human rights and values, the Chief Justice of India, Hon’ble Justice Shri Dipak Misra is himself addressing people at the inaugural ceremony.

The panel headed by Hon’ble Justice Shri S. J Mukhopadhaya, Chairman, NCLAT and former Judge, Supreme Court of India along with other sitting judges of various High Courts of India shall deliberate on constitutional rights and human values.  Talks on the role of judiciary in advancing human values shall be delivered by Hon’ble Justice Shri N.V Ramana, Judge, Supreme Court of Indiaand Hon’ble Justice Shri Amitava Roy, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India.

Chief Justice Hon’ble Justice Shri T.B.Radhakrishnan of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana shall chair a session on Ethics & Probity in the legal profession. The panel headed by Chief Justice Radhakrishnan shall consist of sitting Judges of various High Courts of India Program also entails felicitation of Shri M. N. R Venkatachaliah, Former Chief Justice of India & Former Chancellor of Sri Sathya Sai University. He is among many luminaries both at the bar and the bench who have been associated with Sri Sathya Sai Baba, His Institutions and His message.

Sri Sathya Baba has emphasised that proper study of Mankind is Man. His principles are based on five concrete pillars i.e. Sathya, Dharma, Prema, Shanti and Ahimsa. He regarded human beings as the supreme creation of God and that the human values are the essence of human being and each one should have opportunity not only to realise this inherent divinity but also the blossoming of human excellence.

The Preamble to the Constitution of India guarantees every Indian to excel in Human Excellence beyond caste, colour, creed, denomination and religion. India being a secular country is a boon to its people and the Judiciary has been custodian of human values and has played an important role in sustaining and upholding not only the Constitutional Rights of the citizens of India but also expanding the rights of its citizens.

With passage of time and the changing social mores it is necessary to re-emphasize the role of judiciary in upholding human values, and its core responsibility to strengthen the principles and values enshrined in the Constitution of India.  This Conference is an attempt to look forward to uphold Human Rights and Values in this world of Advancement.

The schedule is as follows:

11th Aug (Saturday) 12th (Sunday)
1340 hrs: Inaugural Ceremony

 

Venue: Poornachandra Hall

0750 hrs: Session III

 

Dharma and the Rule of Law

 

1520 hrs: Session I

 

Constitutional Rights and Human Values

1030 hrs: Session IV

 

Ethics and Probity in Legal Profession

1730 hrs: Session II

 

Felicitation and Speech

1200 hrs : Session V

 

Valedictory Session

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