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Indian Constitution a model for others, says Andhra University Registrar

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Published Mar 21, 2016, 5:18 am IST
Updated Mar 21, 2016, 5:18 am IST
The Constitution reflected our society's fundamental values and ensured fundamental rights of equality, fraternity and freedom, Says Prof.Rao
AU Registrar Prof V. Uma Maheshwara Rao addresses a national seminar on Indian Constitution in Vizag. (Photo: DC)
 AU Registrar Prof V. Uma Maheshwara Rao addresses a national seminar on Indian Constitution in Vizag. (Photo: DC)

Visakhapatnam: The Indian Constitution, drafted by Dr. B.R.  Ambedkar and other great leaders, became a model Constitution for many other countries which emerged after 1950, said Andhra University Registrar Prof. V. Umamaheswara Rao.

On Sunday, Prof. Rao attended the valedictory function of the two-day national seminar on "Challenges to Indian Constitutional Fundamentals and Ambedkarism", jointly organised by Dr. BR Ambedkar College of Law and the Centre for Ambedkar Studies, Andhra University.

 

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Rao said the Constitution reflected our society's fundamental values and ensured fundamental rights of equality, fraternity and freedom. Former Chancellor, DSNLU and Vice- Chancellor, CNLU, Patna and guest of honour Prof. A. Lakshmikanth, recalled his student life while commenting on the quality and quantity of the papers presented by the students in the seminar.

Director of the seminar, Prof. D.S. Prakasa Rao,  expressed his happiness over the fruitful deliberations that took place during the two days. The organising secretary of the seminar and Director of Centre for Ambedkar Studies, Prof. Y. Satyanarayana, expre-ssed his gratitude to AU, regarding the support to the Centre and Prof. D.S. Prakasa Rao for the seminar. He also reminded the need to understand the vitality of our Constitution and the might of those who framed it.

Prof. V. Kesava Rao, Professor, National Law University, Odisha, delivered the valedictory address. He touched upon the aspects of independence of Judiciary and concerned developments in the recent past and probed a way out via the system suggested by Dr. Ambedkar. Prof. Joseph from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, and others also spoke.

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