About the Guest Lecture
The LL.M Student Union, Faculty of Law, Delhi University is organizing a Guest Lecture on the topic titled “Election Reform and Model Code of Conduct”. Faculty of Law of Delhi University is the time tested legal institution of par excellence. It is the national hub of legal studies. Since its inception in 1924, the department has been a leader producing many legal luminaries, Supreme Court and High Court judges, leading advocates, political leaders, policymakers and trend-setters in all walks of life.
The department is endowed with elitist alumni even though it is an egalitarian institute providing practically free legal education at a negligible cost.
India is the largest democracy in the world. Elections are the most integral and important part of politics in a democratic system of governance. True democracy can function only when elections to the offices of power are held in a free and fair manner. The issue of electoral reforms is a very important and often-heard topic in Indian Polity.
Date and Venue for Lecture on Election Reform and Model Code of Conduct
Reporting Time: 3:00 PM
Thursday, February 27, 2020, at Faculty of Law, Delhi University, Delhi, India.
- Prof. Jagdeep Chhokar (Founding Member, ADR)
He is founder and trustee of Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). He has been central to ADR’s success in bringing political parties under the ambit of RTI and the Supreme Court ruling barring convicted criminals from contesting elections. He is a former professor, dean, and director in-charge of IIM-A.
- Dr S. Y. Quraishi (Former Chief Election Commissioner)
He is known for his special contributions in social sector reforms covering health, education, population, drug abuse, and civil society action. He has done extensive work in the fields of Gender, Women & Child Development, HIV/AIDS, Youth and Adolescent issues.
- Prof. Kamala Sankaran (Former VC, NLU Tamil Nadu)
Professor Kamala Sankaran has been a Fellow, Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Study, South Africa, Visiting South Asian Research Fellow, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, Oxford University, and a Visiting Scholar and recipient of the Fulbright Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C. She has been involved in national and international research projects in the areas of the informal economy, comparative constitutional law etc.
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Registration and Eligibility
- There is no registration fee.
- The lecture is open to all Academicians, Professionals, Research Scholars and Students of any law stream.
- Dr Anjay Kumar Sharma (Faculty Coordinator)
- Mr Avinish (President, LL.M Student Union)
- Deepanjali (Vice President, LL.M Student Union)
- Sonalilka (Gen. Secretary)
- Pawan Kumar (Student Convener)
Avinish (President, LL.M Student Union): +91 99736 17748