CONSTITUTION WEEK from 22nd Nov till 26th Nov, 2022

Constitution Day, also known as "National Law Day", is celebrated in India on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. The Constitution Club of SJCL dedicated a week to celebrating the Indian Constitution.

A flash mob was organized by the Constitution club in collaboration with the cultural committee touching upon the freedom of speech and expression, right to equality, and right to life and personal liberty. The flash mob on the 22nd of November,2022 marked the beginning of the week-long celebrations.

On the 23rd of November, 2022, an exhibition on constitutional history was inaugurated by the Constitution club and was kept open for all till the 26th of November, 2022.

On the 24th of November, 2022, an intra-college public speaking competition- Point of order was organized. Students of SJCL spoke on constitutional values and ethics. The following students have been adjudged as winners:

● Balachandar K (1st Position)
● Yasir (2nd Position)
● Ayaan Hassan Ahmed (3rd Position)

On the 25th of November, 2022, the students of SJCL performed a street play at the Sapper War memorial, Brigade junction. The street play revolved around the themes of the right to education, untouchability, and child marriage. The committee also organized two inter-college events on 26th November’22 in online mode to mark constitution day. Re-Imagining fundamental duties aimed to hone the drafting skills of law students requiring them to re-draft Part IV-A of the Indian Constitution keeping in light the current developments in the Indian society. The main aim of the event was to provide an opportunity to identify and express contemporary challenges that the country faces today and how fundamental duties play an active role in the country’s growth and prosperity. The following students were adjudicated as the winners.

● B Harini, Law Centre 1, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (1st Position)

● Rajesh Singh And Sanya Kashyap, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Pitampura, New Delhi (2nd Position)

● Ananya Mishra, DES Shri Navalmal Firodia Law College, Pune (3rd Position)

A painting competition, Portraits of conflicts was also organized by the Constitution club. It was an event for law and non-law students from across the country to portray the recent constitutional struggles through art. The main aim of the event is to provide an opportunity to identify and express through art. These conflicts affect society at large and are either in line with or against the Constitution and its values. The following students were adjudicated as winners:

● Divya Lalit Jain, MGM Law College. (1st Position)

● Sunidhi Tewari, CT Institute. (2nd Position)

● Hema Singh, Institute of Legal Studies, Ranchi University. (3rd Position)

For constitution day, the Centre for Law and Policy Research partnered with St. Joseph’s College of Law to conduct ConQuest- A national level quiz competition on the Indian constitution, constitutional history, politics, and current events. Out of the 42 teams, six made it to the last leg of the competition: Two teams each from NLSIU and St. Joseph’s College of Law and one from KLE Society’s Law College and St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous). The two teams were given a question on Constitution Day and NLSIU 2 managed to grab the second spot and booked themselves a place in the final round of ConQuest.

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