By Our Staff Reporter
Dehradun, 26 Nov: A mega event was organised today on the occasion of Constitution Day at Law College Dehradun, a faculty of Uttaranchal University.
The Chief Guest on the occasion was Chancellor Jitendra Joshi, while Vice Chancellor Prof Devendra Pathak was the distinguished guest. Faculty members and employees of the University participated in the event observing properly the social distancing norms. The students of the institution resorted to online participation.
The celebration was conducted under the auspices of the Legal Aid Centre of the Law College, while volunteers of NSS made a special contribution.
A voluntary blood donation camp was also organised in which faculty members, employees and NSS volunteers of enthusiastically participated.
The 12th edition of the UGC-CARE listed Law Journal, ‘Dehradun Law Review’, published by the College, was also launced. ‘Dehradun Law Review’ is the only UGC-CARE listed law journal of Uttarakhand because of qualitative research compilations.
Chancellor Joshi installed a framed photo of the Constitution Makers of India in the College premises. The audience as well as online participants collectively recited the Preamble to the Constitution of India.
Speaking on the occasion, Principal Dr Rajesh Bahuguna observed that a Mega Blood Donation Camp is organised every year in the university campus to make the constitution day meaningful as well as to inculcate the feeling of sacrifice for the nation in the students of the university. He also mentioned the university record of 1283 units of blood donation. He said the tradition was continued even during the global pandemic.
Vice Chancellor Prof Devendra Pathak elaborated on the important and unique characteristics of the Indian Constitution. He claimed that the constitutional provisions, such as the preamble, executive, legislature, judiciary and directive principles of state policy were in fact incomparable. He also comparatively examined some of the special provisions of the Indian Constitution with other constitutions of the world.
Chancellor Joshi thanked the audience and the organisers of the event. He appreciated the efforts of the Legal Aid Centre of the College and special contribution of NSS volunteers.
Others present on the occasion were Dr Ajay Singh, Dr Jaidev, Dr Ajay Kumar, Dr SK Shah, Dr Manish Badoni, Dr Shreya Goyal, Dr NC Uniyal, KB Pokhriyal, Dr Poonam Rawat, Jitendra Sinha, Kumar Ashutosh, Dr Sonal Sharma, Iqbal Singh, Vaibhav Uniyal, Sandep Kumar, Dr Amit Semwal, Ramakant Tripathi and Dr Laxmi Priya.