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Legal awareness programme on ‘Know your Constitution’ held

Dimapur, February 20: A Legal Awareness Programme on “Know Your Constitution” was held under the aegis of Nagaland State Legal Services Authority in collaboration with Little Flower Higher Secondary School ,Kohima on February 19.
Principal of Little Flower Higher Secondary School, Kohima, Sister Lucy delivered the welcome address and thanked Justice N. Kotiswar Singh, Judge Gauhati High Court & Executive Chairman of the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority and Neiko Kanuo, Registrar Gauhati High Court Kohima Bench for their valuable time in sharing through the programmme.
Mezivolu Therie, Member Secretary, Nagaland State Legal Services Authority delivered a short introduction on the importance of the programme and gave salient features on the functions of the Legal Services Institution.
Justice N. Kotiswar Singh, Judge Gauhati High Court & Executive Chairman of the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority gave presentation on the topic of “Know your Constitution”.
Justice N. Kotiswar Singh highlighted the importance of Law and said that law is of two types : written Laws and unwritten Laws.
“Unwritten Laws are laws which can be understandable to oneself. Law is like a shadow and air which cannot be realized, but stays wherever we go and is like an air which follows everywhere. Law has to be in uniformity and that there has to be certain norms and procedures. Law is like a pyramid and all laws in India are governed accordingly to hierarchy of Law in India. It is the Supreme Law of the Land and all the laws in India must be in conformity to the Indian constitution. If not then it is termed as illegal or unconstitutional,” he said.
Justice Singh pointed out the original framers of the Constitution of India, the Constituent Assembly and the Drafting Committee. He also highlighted the Preamble, the very Trinity of the Constitution of India which reads in Article 14, 19 & 21.
On the occasion a quiz competition event was also held where the students vibrantly participated. The winners of the competition were adjudged and awarded prizes and gift hampers by Justice N. Kotiswar Singh. Vote of thanks was delivered by Temsunaro, School Captain of the Little Flower Higher Secondary School, Kohima. A total of 380 students participated in the programme. (Page News Service)

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