Apex Professional University celebrates Constitution Day
Itanagar: To celebrate the auspicious occasion of Constitution Day the School of Law and Juridical Sciences and Apex Professional University organized an essay writing competition on the topic-"The Ground Reality of Women's Status in Contemporary North-East India" here.
Women Against Social Evils (WASE) member Joya Tasung Moyong expressed her overwhelming gratitude for honoring the India's Constitution Day which too is a mark of remembrance to the architect of the Constitution of India Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
In her speech she criticized especially the men folk of Arunachal Pradesh for being largely indulged on the practice of polygamy. She further expressed that women has been always a victim even after the marriage due to many reasons best known to men folk with many excuses for indulging into polygamy.
“There are many unjustified local legal system which really discourages women folk as per local customary law which needs to be changed if we truly want a healthy family in the society which is only possible with the maximum involvement of women in the society,” she added.
She too discussed on the property right restricted to daughters when it is practically seen that a daughter is no less than a son in terms of love and affection given to the parents even after their marriage.
She further urged the tribal society to retain the age old traditional system of marriage restricting the new trending marriage system which incur huge expenditure not less than a dowry system.
The HOD of School of Law and Juridical Sciences, Dr. Baharul Islam while delivering his talk on the topic analyzed in details on the unique dynamic features of the Constitutions of India.
He also dwelt on suggesting for court marriage for young couples whose documents could only be a proof in many cases before the law. He highlighted various women related problems with many landmark cases where he mostly found that it is only the women folk who could fight best for their safety against various domestics’ violence in many cases.
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