Workshop on Human Rights
The Department of Political Science, Kristu Jayanti College conducted a workshop on Human Rights for the students of Political science on 25.9.19.
The resource persons for the workshop Professor Dr. Mary Princess Lavanya of St. Joseph College addressed the students on human rights.
The workshop commenced with a welcome address followed by address by the chief guest and resource person.
Dr. Mary Princess Lavanya gave an insight about the Human rights, their significance and issues faced in reality. The resource person advised the students to come forward to register their difficulties in sustaining their rights and stressed on how the rights that are intrinsic to humans and the moral and political views that exist in the current scenario. The resource person also addressed in detail on the documents that are present in Human Rights. Various categories present in Human Rights such as Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and how they could be classified into first and second-generation rights were also touched upon. During the next session, Dr.Mary Princess Lavanya divided the students into various groups and gave them case studies to work upon and reflect their points of view on those case studies. Each group presented their view points and the resource person analysed their views to give her inputs.
The event was formally concluded with a vote of Thanks. The workshop was coordinated by Dr Sneha.D.R, staff co-ordinator, Department of Political science.
THE POWER OF YOUTH IN INDIAN POLITICS
Class & No. of students: V Sem B.A, 4 students.
Places/Industry Visited: St. Aloysius Degree College, Sarvagna Nagar, Cox town, Bangalore.
Department of Political Science of Kristu Jayanti College took the students under the guidance of Head of the Department of Political Science Prof. S.J Michael, to participate in the seminar organized by St. Aloysius Degree College, Sarvagna Nagar, Cox town, Bangalore. The theme of the seminar was “THE POWER OF YOUTH IN INDIAN POLITICS.” The key Speaker was Mr. Jignesh Mevani, Honourable MLA from the Vadgam constituency of Gujarat state. He stressed upon the role of Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh and his writing “YUVAK.” He further spoke about the farmer suicide issue in Gujarat and how they are exploited by the feudal lords. He mentioned the works of Dr. Mukul Sinha, who is a Human rights activist and how he gave up being a physicist and took up the cause for helping the sanitation workers and security guards and his role during the Hartal for the riot victims. He concluded by saying that the youth should be active enough to work for the sole motto of development of the labour class and Dalit community of India and how they should seek for the ideology of pro-changers which has different parts like pro-constitution, pro-schemes etc.
Students learnt about freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh etc. Students learnt about the role of youth in Indian Politics.