Saveetha School of Law celebrated Constitution Day on 26th November, 2018 by organising various events for the day. The day started with the seminar on “Importance of Constitution in Business” organised by the Centre for Business Administration, SSL. This session highlighted the vital role played by Constitution for business transactions. The resource person discussed about Part-XIII, Articles 301 - 307 which is related to trade, commerce and intercourse within the country.
The Centre for Criminal Justice Research, SSL has conducted a debate on “Importance of Constitution in Criminal Law Administration” during the second session. Students were divided into three groups and debated on topics like Custodial death, Right of an accused (who has committed heinous offence ) to appoint a lawyer of his choice and rights of activists. Best Debater Trophy was won by Arshiya Thansum M. of IV year. The winning team was awarded with the certificates.
The third session of the day was organised by Child Development Centre(CDC), SSL on “Protection of Child Rights under Indian Constitution”. About 100 students attended and participated in the special lecture and quiz on various problems such as child trafficking, child begging, organ transplant, child marriage and child labour both at national and international level.
Finally the day concluded by an event organised by the Women Empowerment Cell, SSL for paying tribute to the fifteen women who were part of ‘Making of Constitution’. The chief guest for the valedictory ceremony of Constitution Day was Prof. Dr. Haritha Devi from Ambedkar Law University. She also coined the importance of constitution and its vital role in our country.
Saveetha School of Law didn’t stop its activities internally but also extended it with Community Outreach Programme. About 18 students along with the faculty visited CMDA School at Maduravoyal to give an awareness on Fundamental Rights under Indian Constitution. They interacted with 240 students from sixth to eighth standard. The school students were enlightened on the following topics such as right to education, right to live anywhere in India, right to do any profession of their choice, right to be an Indian at any time, etc.