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Right to education
The Programme started with garlanding in the bust of Pandit Mahamana Malviaya by the dignitaries followed by Mangala Charana by Dr. R. K. Murali and rendering of Kulgeet by the Students of Law.
At the outset Pro. B. C. Nirmal welcomed the gathering and also introduced the theme of the Dialogue. Dr. V. S. Mishra , co-coordinator of the programme very exhaustively presented the substance and theme of the Act.
Prof. Harikesh singh, former Dean, faculty of Education, Presided the proceeding of the inter-disciplinary Dialogue.
Pro. G, P Verma an eminent professor of law initiated the dialogue by his critical analysis of the Supreme Court Judgment and pointing out the various merits and demerits of the fundamental rights to education in our country.
Dr. Sibaram Tripathy, an association professor endeavored to give the spiritual meaning of education and contributed for the enrichment of the dialogue by impressing by the audience the true meaning of the education in which according to him for the progress of the country.
Prof Kalpalata Pandey shared her personal experiences relating to law and pointed out the lack of quality in education according to her the need of the hour. She also pointed out unscientific curricula, the low salary given to the teachers and the silence of the Act, with regard to the age of the child from zero to six years etc, which according to her must be immediately remedied.
Prof. Ali Mahadi emphasized the importance of education which according to him very rightly has been given a prominent place of the constitution. He also pointed out certain short comings in the practical implementation of the Act.
Prof. P. N. Pandey emphasized on the Sociological anatomy of the Right to Education and also made it clear the society l and law must complementary to each other.
Dr. R. K. Muralli emphasized on Right to Education is a basis human rights with according to him enable the creation of new social order.
Dr. Sunil Kumar singh spoke about the various issues in the practical implementation of the Act and emphasized the need to take pragmatic measures to convert the object of the Act into a reality.
Prof. A.k. Kaul emphasized the political agenda behind the Right to Education Act. According to him after the Cold War thinking emerged that children must be compulsorily sent to the school as otherwise there is a possibility for them to be compelled to anti social activities. Her also lauded the Act as a progressive legislation which will established a new egalitarian order in the society through peaceful method.
Dr. S. K. Gupta emphasized the various aspects of distributive justice and dichotomy between liberty and equality. He pointed out that equality is the need of the hour and appreciated the; role of the Supreme court in fostering and promoting the equality.
Dr. Ajdendra Srivastava emaphised the place of the education in the international Covenant on civil and political rights and economic, social and culture rights. He also pointed out certain glaring deficiencies in the legislation which required immediate actions.
Mr. Dhanajay and Ajay members from N.GO. enlightened the audience the practical aspects of the law in the light of the Right to Education.
Dr. Bibha Triparty discussed the concept of the Righty to Education from the perspective of the child labour and empahised the incremental implementation of the Act in a phased manner. Prof. M. P. Singh discussed the relevance of the Right to Education Act in the light of political economy and pointed out the disparities existing in the Indian society and voiced the apprehension with regard to successful implementation of the Act.
Prof. Davied W. Tushaus, visiting professor in faculty of law and Mrs Tusharus shared to the audience the Americanís experiences with regard to right to Afro-American people as a fundamental rights.
Kumari Abha Trivedi, associate Professor Law School, Ashwani Kumar, Digviay Singh enlighted the audiences about the various facets of righty to education from practical and pragmatic perspectives.. At the end Prof. D. K. Sharma formally extended a vote thanks .