Optional Paper - 14 : Law and Religion
In the history of civilization, the religion has played a decisive role in all the societies and it is more true in a religious society like ours. There has been positive as well as negative impact of religion. In order to avoid negative impact of religious freedom, the Constitution of India tries to bring a balance between the religious claims and the secular ideals of the State. In this connection, the Constitution of India emphasizes more on the goal of social welfare / reform, which has been a historical need. Having this constitutional goal in mind, this course shall be taught under the following heads :
(1) Concept of 'Religion' and 'Secularism'
(2)Historical background of Freedom of Religion in India
(3)Individual Freedom of Religion, Art.25
(4)Denominational Freedom of Religion, Art.26
(5)State Aid to Religion, Art.27 and Art.28
(6)Protection against the discrimination on the ground of religion, Art.15(1) and Art.29(2)
(7)Protection of Language and Culture of the religious groups, Art.29(1)
(8)Minorities and National Integration
(9)Other Constitutional provisions :
All the above topics shall be studied in comparison to the constitutional provisions of the U.S.A. and the U.K.
Optional Paper - 15 : Hindu Jurisprudence
The course shall comprise of the following :
Definition of Law : Sources of Law, Administration of Justice; Gradation of Course : of Evidence, Family Property Nexus, Principles of Succession, Ownership, Possession, Pledge, Bailment, Other Contractual Obligations, Torts and Crimes, Mimansa Rules of Interpretation.
Seminar Papers (59,60)
(1)Law and Poverty
(2)Law relating to Foreign Trade
(3)Information Technology and Cyber Law
(4)Law relating to Corruption
(5)Country and Town Planning Law
(6)Law and Biotechnology
(7)Law and Rural Development
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