“Role of Judiciary in Personal Law Reforms in India: Prospect and Challenges”


  • Need for Reforms in Personal Laws in India: An Analysis.
  • Scope of Reforms in Personal Laws is a matter of Legislative Policy.
  • Authoritative sources behind Personal Laws in India and Role of Religion to

control the Personal Laws.

  • Challenging of Personal Laws under Part- III of the Constitution of India.
  • Accountability of Secular State for violations caused by the operation of Personal


  • Scope of re-writing the Personal Laws of a community for social reforms.
  • Scope of Judicial Interpretation over the matter of Personal Laws based on religious scriptures in India.
  • Whether for reforms, it is permissible to change the practices or acts done in pursuance of religion?
  • Scope of Reforms in Personal Laws vis-a-vis religious communities in India.
  • Scope of Introduction of Uniform Civil Code in India.
  • Law relating to marriage and status of women.
  • Changes in the institution of Marriage.
  • Social Legislation and Gender Justice.
  • National Commission for Women and its role in Gender Justice.
  • Politics of personal law Reforms in India: A Political Narrative.
  • Gender equality and its impact on Contemporary Politics.
  • Neo-liberal policies and Gender Justice

Identified issues / Sub-themes are only illustrative. Participants may select the related topics covered under the main theme.

Call for Papers :

Research papers / Articles and Case Studies from legal fraternity are invited for presentation in the National Seminar. Communication of acceptance will be sent to authors for presentation. Co-authorship is allowed, but each author is required to register and pay the registration fees individually.

Rules for Participation

  • Only registered participants will be allowed to take part in any of the events of the Seminar. Registration will be as given in table.
  • All the registered participants will be provided with a participation Certificate, Conference kit, lunch and High tea.
  • For Power Point Presentation, please inform us in advance.
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Important Dates

Last date for Abstract : 25th September 2018

Last date for full paper : 2 nd October 2018

Language : Papers can be presented in either English or Hindi.

Presentation : Selected papers will be presented in different technical sessions followed by discussion.

Publication : Accepted papers would be published

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