The premier Indian National Law University, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), celebrating the 125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, feels immensely proud to introduce the First Annual Essay Writing Competition, 2015, organised by its Centre for Constitutional and Administrative Law (CCAL) on the ideologies and philosophies of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar with an aim to involve all those who want to serve a purpose larger than themselves and are able to communicate their views and actions tempered by the wisdom of our respected Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.
The proposed essay writing competition will provide an interdisciplinary forum to present views on importance of Ambedkar’s ideas, ways to empower socially oppressed and ostracised groups, exploration of policies and practices to reform current system to encourage marginalised masses and strengthening judicial approach to engage with pressing demands for social justice.
The basic purpose of this event is to create a meaningful dialogue on social justice agenda through active participation of intellectuals.
Topics for the competition:
Annihilation of Castes
From social injustice to social justice: The Ambedkarian way
Ambedkar, Reservation, Constitution: Consolidating the agenda in the 21st Century
World Limit: The word limit shall be 2500-3500 words excluding footnotes.
Last date for submission: 31st October, 2015
Announcement of results: First week of January 2016
The winner shall receive a cash prize of Rs 10,000
The first runner up shall receive a cash prize of Rs 7500
The second runner up shall receive a cash prize of Rs 5000
Winning essays at the discretion of the editorial members may be chosen for publication in a Journal with an ISBN number.
For any queries please feel free to email us at[email protected] or contact the undersigned:
Mr. Alok Ratnoo, Research Associate (Law)
E-Mail: [email protected]
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