As part of the celebrations for the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, the Parliamentary Research and Training Institute for Democracies (PRIDE) of the Lok Sabha Secretariat presented a seminar titled “Seven Decades of the Constitution of India.”
In partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the seminar was held on Tuesday, March 28, at the PRIDE Main Lecture Hall in the Parliament Library Building. It was put together while India was the Asian and African Law Consultative Organization’s President (AALCO).
Meenakshi Lekhi, the minister of state for external relations and culture, opened the conference: Justice Ranjan Gogoi, a member of Parliament and a former Chief Justice of India.
Justice Arun Mishra, the chair of the National Human Rights Commission and a former judge on the Supreme Court, and Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, the chair of the National Green Tribunal and a former judge on the Supreme Court, were notable speakers at the event.
AALCO is a global government organisation. 47 member countries from Asia and Africa, with its headquarters in New Delhi. Its responsibility is to give member states legal advice on international issues. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the International Law Commission have significant working links with AALCO (ILC).
The seminar is being held during India’s Presidency to honour the nation’s 75 years of independence for the benefit of ambassadors and officials of missions in New Delhi, according to Meenakshi Lekhi, the MoS for External Affairs and Culture.
The participant’s interactive experience of India’s freedom fight was part of the seminar. She continued and included a tour of the Indian Parliament.
The seminar’s primary goal was to present the Indian Constitution to New Delhi’s diplomatic corps. The Indian Constitution and Human Rights, the Indian Constitution and Internationalism, and the seven decades of the Indian Constitution were among the subjects covered at the conference. Shankar Sharma, the ambassador of Nepal to India, also attended the lecture to learn more about the Indian Constitution.