ICFAI Law School, The ICFAI University, Dehradun, is pleased to announce a one day National Seminar on “REFORMS IN PERSONAL LAWS IN INDIA: PROBLEMS & PROSPECTS” on 08th April, 2017 (Saturday).

Call for Papers

ICFAI Law School invites Research Papers, Articles & Case Studies from Students, Academicians, Advocates, Research Scholars & all members of intellectual community to come for paper presentation & discussion which will take place during the seminar.

The sub themes/issues are as follows:

  • Need for Reforms in Personal Laws in India: An Analysis.
  • Scope of Reforms in Personal Laws is a matter of Legislative Policy.
  • Authoritative sources behind Personal Laws in India and Role of  Religion to control the Personal Laws.
  • Challenging of Personal Laws under Part- III of the Constitution of India.
  • Accountability of Secular State for violations caused by the operation of Personal Laws.
  • Scope of re-writing the Personal Laws of a community for social reforms.
  • Scope of Judicial Interpretation over the matter of Personal Laws based on religious scriptures in India.
  • Whether for reforms, it is permissible to change the practices or acts done in pursuance of religion?
  • Scope of Reforms in Personal Laws vis-a-vis religious communities in India.
  • Scope of Introduction of Uniform Civil Code in India.

Above identified issues /sub themes  are only illustrative. Participants may select the related topics covered under the main theme.

Participation / Registration Fees

Registration till 25th March, 2017

Rs. 500 for Students/ Research Scholars

Rs. 800 for Advocates/Academicians

Registration after 25th March, 2017

Rs. 600 for Students/ Research Scholars

Rs. 1000 for Advocates/Academicians

Contact Details

For detailed information a copy of brochure is attached herewith and for any queries please call: (+91) 8941827247, 7895545457 or 8755834111

Or mail us at: nationalseminar.ilsiud@gmail.com

Or kindly visit this website.

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Amarjeet Ranjan (8941827247)

Vishal Parashar (7895545457)

Tamana Kaushik (8755834111)


The full brochure is here.


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