Webinar on Significance of Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties under Constitution of India

Organizer: On the occasion of Constitution Day of India (Samvidhan Divas), FORCE- Forum of Civil Engineering and Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering in collaboration with Research Club – School of Law, Presidency University, Bangalore

About the Webinar

  • When: Friday, 26 November at 03:00PM
  • Meeting Platform: Microsoft Teams
  • Note: E-Certificate will be issued to all the active participants.

Speaker: Prof. Amit Anand, Assistant Professor, School of Law, Presidency University, Bangalore

Overview of Constitution Day

Constitution Day or Samvidhan Diwas is celebrated in India annually on 26 November to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. The day is also known as National Law Day. The day is celebrated to promote Constitution values among citizens. On 26 November 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted to the Constitution of India, and it came into effect on 26 January 1950.

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Brief Profile of the Resource Person

Prof. Amit Anand is serving as Assistant Professor at School of Law, Presidency University. He is pursuing PhD (Law) from Lancaster University, U.K. He holds LLM (Human Rights) from the University of Reading, U.K., and B.A., LL.B.(Honours) from National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

Prof. Amit’s research interests lie in the area of International Human Rights Law (particularly on the issues of gender-based violence, caste and racial discrimination). Amit has also published research papers in various domestic and international peer reviewed journals.

Prof. Amit has submitted a joint work on ‘Measures to Prevent Sexual Abuse of Children in Residential Care Homes in India’ to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) which was cited by the UNCRC in its Children’s Rights and Alternative Care-Background Document in September 2021. He has also presented two joint oral statements to separate United Nations Treaty Bodies.

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