India is characterized by more ethnic and religious groups than most other countries of the world. Aside from the much-noted 2000-odd castes, there are eight”major” religions, 22-odd languages spoken in various dialects in 29 states and 7 union territories, and a substantial number of tribes and sects.
Centre for legal studies Gitarattan International Business School is going to organize a National seminar on 5th of January, Saturday.
This seminar attempts to discuss the issues relating to religion- crime relationship in different models and along with comprehensive crime measure & separate dimensions of religiosity.
- To understand the issues relating to the sensitivity of religion in India.
- To analyze the reasons for religion-based crimes in India.
- To understand the existing laws relating to race, religion, structure, and crime.
- To learn the tools and techniques used by lawyers and judges for application and execution of existing laws.
- To analyze the need of the hour relating to race, religion, structure, and crime.
Participation is open to lawyers, academicians, law researchers, and law students in order to ensure enriched deliberation and focused the discussion. Experts will be invited to share their rich experience with the participants.
5th January 2019
Session 1: Secularism state and political process (9:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Religious sentiments vis-a-vis vote banks.
ldeologies behind religion and elections.
In light of Sabarimala Issue, Babri Masjid Dispute etc.’
Session 2: Majority-Minority issues in religious freedom (11:30AM-1:30n PM)
Communal harmony, a tool for national integrity and peaceful co-existence.
Uniform Civil Code.
In light of Anti Sikh Riots l984, Ghodra Riots 2002, Muzzafarnagar Violence, 2013, etc.
Session 3: Offences under the veil of religion (2:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Blasphemy & Media
Lynching: An Emerging form of tribalism
In light of Dadri lynching incident, Shayra Bano Case-Triple Talaq (2017), Navtej
Singh Johar v. Union of India (2018) ctc.
Rs. 1000/- for Corporate Executives/Legal Practitioners
Rs. 500 for Academicians science faculty members and Research scholars
Rs. 300/ for students
For any query contact Shivangi Sharma, Asst. professor at 9891496247.
Click here for the official notification.
Click Here for more Articles
Click Here to write your own Blog/Article on Legal Bites
We hope you found this useful. Support us by Sharing Your Knowledge. Every contribution toward a goal is valuable, regardless of how small it may be.
One of the things that have always kept us motivated is that knowledge sharing is essentially an act of giving. And in that sense, it brings a bit of humanity and warmth to an organizational setting. Keep spreading knowledge …
Team Legal Bites