Constitution Day observed in MRPL

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By Sarkaritel November 28, 2017 20:33

Constitution Day observed in MRPL


Mangaluru. November 28, 2017 :  The Constitution Day was observed in Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL) on 27.11.2017. The Constitution day is celebrated on 26th November to commemorate the adoption of Constitution of India by the Constituent assembly of India.  The theme of the celebration this year is ‘Legal awareness for improving business strategies’.  Hon’ble Justice Dr. N Kumar, Former Judge, High Court of Karnataka and Shri Mallanagouda, Senior Civil Judge & Member Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, D.K were the Chief guests on the occasion.

The programme began by reading the Preamble of the Constitution.  Shri Mallanagouda, Senior Civil Judge & Member Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, D.K. spoke on the occasion and remembered the contribution made by Shri B N Rau from Mangalore, who was Constitution Advisor in drafting the constitution.  He also explained about the District Legal Services Authority in extending legal services to the needy.

Hon’ Justice Dr N Kumar spoke on the occasion and elaborated how the Constituent assembly was formed and how the addition of Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy to the initial draft made our constitution unique. Our constitution was drafted in 2 years 11 months and 18 days and it is the lengthiest, best and the living constitution, he remarked. We have fundamental duties and responsibilities also along with our fundamental rights, he observed.  What we need today is to cherish and follow the noble ideas of the framers of our constitution. Our companies should aim for excellence and compete with the best of the world, he urged.

Shri H Kumar, Managing Director, Shri M Venkatesh, Director Refinery,  Shri Al Rafeeq Moideen, GM – Law also spoke on the occasion.  Later, a session on ‘Commercial Disputes and Arbitration’ was held by Hon’ble Justice Dr. N Kumar.  A fruitful session by the distinguished guest ensured effective celebration of Constitution Day in MRPL.

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By Sarkaritel November 28, 2017 20:33