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 organise 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
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 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.
Inlight of Sabrimala Issue, Babri Mazjid 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 oftribalism
In light of Dadri lynching incident, Shayra Bano Case-Triple Talaq (2017), Navtej
Singh Johar v. Union ofIndia (2018) ctc.
Rs. 1000/- for Corporate Executives/Legal Practitioners
Rs. 500 for Academecians science faculty members and Research scholars
Rs. 300/ for students
For any query contact Shivangi Sharma, Asst. professor at 9891496247.
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