The High Court of Manipur in association with Manipur Judicial Academy, Bar Council of Manipur, High Court Bar Association of Manipur and All Manipur Bar Assocation observed the 70th Consitution Day on Monday, the 26th day of November, 2018 at the Auditorium of High Court of Manipur in august presence of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar, the Chief Justice of High Court of Manipur, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Lanusungkum Jamir, Judge, High Court of Manipur, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Kh. Nobin Singh, Judge, High Court of Manipur, Shri N. Kumarjit Singh, Advocate General, Manipur, Shri Okram Madhuchandra Singh, Chairman, Bar Council of Manipur, Shri H.S. Paonam, President, High Court Bar Association of Manipur and Shri Kh. Brajit Singh, Vice-President, All Manipur Bar Association.
A complete judicial system is the corner stone of a civilized society. The judiciary and the Courts in any society are in a continuous process of change and transition. Manipur was an Independent State before the advent of British in Manipur. The Ruler i.e. the King of Manipur was the head of both judiciary and executive. The king, under the monarchy system, looked into the matter of administration of justice by establishing different Courts and empowering some wise and noble persons under him to take up judicial works for deciding disputes and cases according to uncodified customary laws, usages and the principle of natural justice. ...READ MORE
Islamic Law governs the Muslims who have faith in Prophet Mohamed, the founder of Islam. Islam is a religion based on the holy book Koran. The Koran is the word of Almighty God and it was revealed to the Prophet Mohammad through an angel known as Gobriel. The Koran is the main source of Islamic Law and no Muslim can go beyond Koran. Islamic Law of Mohammadan Law is applied for adjudication between the parties if both parties belongs to Muslim (AIR 1925 All. 720, Sayed Murtaza -v- Alhan Bibi). A Muslim has to admit the Koranic rules and those Ahadees (Traditions) which coincide with Koran and its basic principles have to be followed strictly. If no answer is found in Koran or Ahadees in any question only then one has to take advice from other source. Mohammadan Law is applied by Courts in India, to Muslims not to all but in some matters only (Mulla -Principles of Mohammadan Law). In fact, Muslim Law originates from divinity as the same is based on the Koran which is the divine commu ...READ MORE
Rule of Law is to be maintained by all the sections of people. However, if whenever, the terminology comes up, the Rule of Law revolves round the law making agencies, enforcing agencies, justice delivering agencies and judicial systems. Rule of Law is one of the fundamental principles of any civilized legal system as defined by Dicey. He attributed the three meanings to the Doctrine of Rule of Law as (i) Supremacy of Law, (ii) Equality before Law & (iii) Judicial Independence, Judge made constitution and pre dominance of legal spirit. There has been wide and elaborate discussion on the rights and duties of Indian citizens as provided under the Constitution of India. Though right and duties of citizens are unseperable from each other, there is tendency of demanding rights by people rather than looking into the duties cast upon the citizens. India may not rank in the top level about the citizen’s honesty, sincerity and duties to be shown towards their nation in the world. Even in ...READ MORE
The tiny and glorious State of Manipur was a monarchial State before Manipur was merged into the Dominion of India with effect from 15th Oct., 1949 by signing the merger agreement between the dominion of India and the Maharajah of Manipur only on 21st September, 1949 at Shillong. The Manipur had its own constitutional law and other laws enforced from time to time. The Indian Constitution under which provides such provision of Sixth Schedule came into force only from 26th January, 1950. As such, in order to clarify the legal position of Sixth Schedule in the State of Manipur as it was a monarchial, independent country ruled by different monarchs from time to time before merger into the dominion of India, it is needed to trace out the source of legislation as to why and how such Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India had come into force. In British India, the Constitutional advances began in the year about 1833, as such Regulating Act, 1773 had established the Governorship of f ...READ MORE