Article Writing Competition by Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University: Submit by Sep 10

About the Organizer

Uttaranchal University a university located at Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India near the Indian Military Academy. The institute was established in 2013. It has a Campus Located on NH-72.

About the Competition

Legal Aid Centre, Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University is organising a National Article Writing Competition.

  • Top three selected articles will be awarded a certificate of merit and cash prize.
  • Top ten articles will be awarded a certificate of merit.
  • NOTE: Participation certificate shall be given to all the submissions.

Themes and Issues

Participants can write on the following sub-themes related to “WORLD DEMOCRACY DAY”.

The sub-themes are as follows:

  1. Role of media as the fourth pillar of democracy.
  2. Era of Digital Activism and democratic spirit.
  3. Proactive role of citizens in a democracy.
  4. Caste politics as an imprecation to democracy.
  5. Mob Lynching: A Menace to the Democracy.
  6. Political status of J&K with special reference to Ladakh.
  7. Democracy and People’s Right to Information: Sneak into RTI Amendment Bill, 2019.
  8. Need for a strong opposition in a democracy.
  9. Democracy v Totalitarianism: A suggestive approach.
  10. Democracy: Empowerment of unprivileged Groups.

Submission Details

Guidelines for submission

  1. Only one co-author shall be allowed.
  2. The article shall be accompanied by an abstract of 250-300 words.
  3. All the entries must be typewritten and in not more than 2000 words inclusive of footnotes.
  4. The submission must be made only in .doc or .docx format.

The submission should strictly follow the following rules:

  • Font – Times New Roman
  • Font Size – 12
  • Line Spacing – 1.5
  • Alignment – Justified
  • OSCOLA Quick Reference Guide shall be followed for citation.
  • The content should be the original work of the writer and should not have been given to any other competition.
  • Plagiarism up to 20% only shall be entertained.
  • NOTE – Any submission not adhered to the above mentioned rules shall be disqualified.

Submission Procedure and Important Dates

Google Form link for registration:

For other Universities: CLICK HERE

For Uttaranchal University: CLICK HERE

Paytm and Google Pay Numbers:

Rahul Negi – 9917184072 (Paytm and Google pay)

Sachin Trivedi – 9759988795 (Google pay)

  1. Last date for Registration – 10th September 2019
  2. Last date of Article submission – 20th September 2019

All the submissions shall be made to lcdlac[at] on or before 20th September 2019 by 12:00 AM.

The submissions shall be accompanied with a separate cover letter in .docx or .doc format including the following details:


Registration Fee

  1. For the Professors and PhD aspirants: 500 INR
  2. For all the UG/PG students: 300 INR
  3. For the students of Uttaranchal University: 200 INR

Contact Details

Email ID- lcdlac[at]


Shashank Pant: +91 9456191696

Satyajit Gupta: +91 8229887870

Vanshika Sharma: 98vanshi[at]

Somendra : +91 6397121645

For the brochure, click here.

Get Lawctopus in Your Email.

Join 58,000+ young lawyers!

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published.