The Constitutional Law Society of the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (NUJS) is pleased to announce the Ninth Durga Das Basu Essay Competition. This competition is organised annually and supported by the University.
The theme for this year is ‘The Right to Protest’. Participants are free to focus on or narrow down the scope of their submissions to sub-themes. However, participants must ensure that their submissions primarily derive from and focus on constitutional law.
Some indicative sub-themes are:
– Locating the Right to Protest in Part III of the Constitution
– Defining the contours of the Right to Protest
– Defending the Right to Protest in the Digital Age
– Use of Anti-Terror Laws Against Protestors
– Topical discussions surrounding recent protests
There is no registration fee. The minimum word limit is 4000 words, and the maximum word limit is 5000 words (inclusive of footnotes). Please look through the rules attached for further details.
Winning First Entry: Rs 5000 and merit certificate
Second place: Rs 3000 and a merit certificate
Third place: Rs 2000 and a merit certificate
Please send your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submission is 11:59 PM on March 15, 2021.
Please feel free to email us on email@example.com in case you need any further clarifications.”
Constitutional Law Society, NUJS