27th FOUNDATION DAY OF HCBAM


Musical Extravaganza 27th Foundation Day High Court Bar Association of Manipur


About High Court Bar Association of Manipur

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


REFORMS IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE: “BEATING THE BACKLOG”

Dr. Abhishek Singhvi, Member of Parliament
Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India

It is a great pleasure and a special privilege to be present with you in Manipur on the 25th Birthday of the Bar Association. There are many firsts, some ironies and a few mysteries regarding this function. My visit to Manipur is a first for me and the dual attraction of seeing your beautiful state and interacting with the Bar was compelling and irresistible.  A chamber Junior of mine for many years is a Manipuri and I therefore keep getting stray and piecemeal tidbits of information about both your state as also the High Court and the Bar, which has constantly aroused my curiosity about this lovely State. Secondly, I am still trying to unravel the mystery of the 1972 to 1990 years when, despite the start of the Imphal bench in 1972, a separate High Court Bar Association was established as late as 1990. Thirdly, there is the irony that this is both an old and a young High Court with a middle aged Bar Association. Though the circuit Bench started here in 1972, the permanent bench was i ...READ MORE


CRIME AGAINST WOMEN AND ITS PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Justice T. Nandakumar Singh, Senior Judge, High Court of Meghalaya

In India, women have been held in high esteem at all times, of women, the ancient law-giver, spoke in the most eloquent and reverential tones: “A father excels ten Upadhayas in glory But a mother excels a thousand fathers.” Taking blessings and inspiration from her, whatever works a man undertakes, succeeds. I myself following this principle I never go for important assignment without taking blessings of my mother by touching her feet. In Mahabharata, “The wife is half the man, The best of friends, The root of the three ends of life, And of all that will help in the other world.” Hillary Clinton observed that “It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children’s and grandchildren’s fates, are decided. WOMEN IN VEDIC PERIOD: During Vedic period women had exalted position and they enjoyed a fair amount of personal freedom and equality with men. Women studied in Guruku ...READ MORE


THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION : A BASIC FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT

Irengbam Jugeshwar Singh, Principal, Royal Academy Of Law Oinam

Objectives:- To abolish illiteracy from the country To provide free and compulsory education to all children of age 6 to 14 years To ensure the child for an all round development of personality: physical, mental, moral and social. Introduction:- Education is the back bone of a nation. Without education, people cannot work productively, care for their health, sustain and protect themselves and their families or culturally enriched lives. Illiteracy makes it difficult for them to interact in society in a spirit of understanding peace, tolerance and gender equality among all people and groups. As Mahatama Gandhi the father of nation said, “Education certainly is a mean to all round progress of man, in other words the path way to human development goes through the lane of education. Moreover true education is the sole basis of achieving one’s purpose in life. It is education, which can ascertain ultimate peace for human being”. Learning begins at birth and continues til ...READ MORE


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