LLM (Gauhati) PhD (NEHU)
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Department of Department of Law
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Publication in Journals:
Published an Article titled 'Islam and the Indian Judiciary with Reference to Talaq -e- Biddat' in the Journal of Asian Politics and Society, published from the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, in Vol IV, Number 1 & II, ISSN 2521/845X, pp 63-93.
Published an Article The Juxtaposition of NRC and CAA: A Socio-Legal Analysis with Reference to the People of Assam in the Journal The Mirror, Vol 7, 2020, Editor Dr A. Saikia, ISSN 2348-9596, pp156-171.
Published an Article 'The Role of Judiciary viv-a-vis The Politics of Government in Perpetuating the Caste System in India: An Analysis in the Journal The Mirror, Vol 6, 2019, Editor Dr A. Saikia, ISSN 2348-9596, pp 71-86.
Published an Article ‘Fear and the NRC with Reference to the CAB, 2016 in the Man and Society: A Journal of North East Studies, Vol XV, Winter 2018, PP. 98-108.
Published an Article A Revisit to Sec 497 IPC & the Role of Judiciary in Enhancing Women’s Dignity in Mizoram University Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, (A NationalR i-Annual Journal) pp, 38-46.
Opp Editorial Column on Poverty has No Caste published in The Assam Tribune, 29th February, 2016.
Publications in Edited Books:
Published an Article ‘Caste or Reservation: Who is damaging the Society? An Analytical study of Caste-Based Reservation in India, in an edited Book ‘Towards Social Justice’ by Joshua, T & Kakoty, P; Pentagoan Press, Delhi, New Delhi.
Published an Article ‘A Platform of the Uneven Voices: Concerns of the Third Gender’ in an Edited BookMedia Laws & Ethics: North East Indian Perspective, by Alam, Z, Kamakhya Publications, Ghy ISBN no 978-81-9707756-2-5.
Papers Presented at the International Seminars:
Presented a paper in the 1st International Conference on From Bhopal Gas Leakage to Baghjan Oil Spillages: A Carried on Legacy of Corporate Carelessness organized by Modern Institute of Professional Studies, Indore (MP), India, on March 12 -13, 2022.
Presented a paper titled 'The Journey of Religion and Religious Practices in the case of Triple Talaq: From Narasu Appa Mali to Sharaya Bano (1954-2017)' in the virtual conference on Language, Humanities social Sciences and Education on 5th to 7th August, 2021, Indonesia.
Participated in the International Symposium on Educating Future Lawyers For Just and Sustainable Society” organised by Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India in association with South Asia Network for Justice Education (SANJE) on 8th and 9th February, 2021.
Presented a paper in the International Conference themed “New Directions, New Voices in Family Law in India” organized by NLSIU, Bangalore in collaboration with Melbourne Law School (MLS) and University of Oxford, Faculty of Law on 5th & 6th July, 2019.
Presented a paper titled “Media Intervention and State Role in Changing Gender Stereotype: A critical study of the media’s intervention in bringing gender equality for women” in the National Seminar, on Media of North East India: Prospects and Challenges, organized by Communication & Journalism Department, Gauhati University & Media Management & Research Association, Guwahati, Assam, in association with DIPR, Govt. of Assam on 29th and 30th Nov, 2014
Presented a paper titled “The Refugees in need of care and Protection: Immigration Issues and Humanitarian Obligations” in the International Seminar, sponsored by UGC & ICSSR, on ‘India’s North-East Beyond Borders:Past, Present and Future’, organized by Department of Sociology, Margherita College, Margherita, Assam on 17th and 18th Oct, 2014.
Presented a paper titled “Ássessing the Environmental Law and the Supreme Court of India” in the UGC sponsored International Seminar on Environmental Degradation, Sustainable Development and Entrenchment of Poverty: Issues and Policy Implications on 21st 22nd and 23rd August, 2014.
National Conference/ Seminar:
Presented and Participated in the NLSIR-Samvad Partners Symposium held on “Unpacking Reservations in India: Theory, Practice and Beyond” at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore on 8th December, 2019.
Presented a paper in the Symposium themed ‘Dialectic Reflections on the Position of Women in the 21st Century India: A step towards Right to Equality’, organized by School of Law, Amity University,Noida, Delhi on 6th & 7th March, 2019
Presented a paper in the National seminar themed ‘From Denizen to Citizen: Right to Leave, Remain and to Return; organized by ICFAI Law School, ICFAI University, Tripura on 14th Feb, 2019.
Presented a paper titled “Caste or Reservation: Who is Damaging the Society? An Analytical Study of Caste Based Reservation in India” in the Indian Council of Social Science Research North Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong, sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi on Towards Social Justice: Impact of Positive Discrimination on Marginalized Communities with Special Reference to Scheduled Caste Groups in India on 21st and 22nd Sept, 2017.
Presented a paper titled “Gandhian Philosophy and Social Justice: Judiciary’s Role in Promotion of Social Justice’ in the UGC sponsored National Seminar, on Civil Society in changing India: Emerging Roles, Relationship and Strategies, organized by the Department of Political Science, Digboi Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Digboi in collaboration with Tathagata Trust (A Voluntary Organisation) on 9th and 10th Jan, 2018.
Presented a paper titled “Reservation for Backward Classes and Individual Rights to Non Discrimination: A time for the beginning of an alternate jurisprudence” in the National Conference on Affirmative Action and the Indian Constitution at the School of Law, Christ University, Bengaluru, on 8th and 9th Jan, 2016.
Presented a paper titled “Economic Based Reservation: The Ladder for Upward Social Mobility” in the National Seminar on Poverty, Inequality and Economic Development in India, under the UGC SAP DRS-III, organized by the Department of Economics, Dibrugrah University on 29th March, 2016.
Presented a paper titled “A Platform for uneven voices: Concerns of the Third Gender” in the UNICEF sponsored National Seminar, on Social Media and Democratic Discourse’ organized by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, EFLU, Shillong Campus on 30th & 31st Oct, 2014
Presented a paper titled “Media Intervention and State Role in Changing Gender Stereotype: A critical study of the media’s intervention in bringing gender equality for women” in the National Seminar, on Media of North East India: Prospects and Challenges, organized by Communication & Journalism Department, Gauhati University & Media Management & Research Association, Guwahati, Assam, in association with DIPR, Govt. of Assam on 29th and 30th Nov, 2014.
PhD From North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), A Central University.
· LLM from Gauhati University. Specialised in Constitutional and Administrative Law.
· B.A (History Honours) from Handique Girls College.
· NET Qualified/ June 2012.
Areas of Interest: Constitutional Law, Affirmative Action Policies, Equality Doctrine, Gender Studies
Semester I: Modern Theory of Law and State, Federalism Under the Constitution of India
Semester II: Law and Justice, Methods of Interpretation of Statutes
Semester III: Principles of Constitutional Law II, Comparative Constitutional Law II
Semester IV: Principles of Administrative Law II, Indian Administrative Law II
Chaired a Technical Session in the International Conference on Human Rights- Legal and Social Perspectives During 2nd Wave of Covid Organised by Shri M.D Shah Mahila College of Arts and Commerce, Mumbai in collaboration with Chanakya National Law University, Patna from 23rd August to 25th August, 2021.
Chaired a Technical Session in the Three Days- International Virtual Conference on Multidisciplinary Socio- Economic and Cultural Studies, Organised by Shillong Law College in Collaboration with Cape Comorin Trust, India held from 1st to 3rd July, 2021
Delivered a talk as a Resource Person in the Seven Days International Workshop on “Governance and Development: Issues and Challenges” Organised by Centre for Ethnic Studies and Research (CESR) in collaboration with Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR-NERC), Shillong from 22nd August to 28th August, 2021.
Delivered a talk as a Resource Person in the International Webinar on “Post Covid Global Education: Challenges and Opportunities” Organised by IQAC Cinnamara College, Jorhat on 17th August, 2020
Delivered a talk as a Resource Person and chaired a Technical Session in the State Level Students’ Seminar on ‘Recent Trends in Gender Studies: Issues and Perspectives organized by History Study Forum (Under the agesis of Department of History) Jagannath Barooah College(Autonomous), Jorhat in collaboration with Department of English, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh on 10th March, 2018.
Delivered a talk on ‘Sexual Harassment at the workplace’ in the State Level Students’ Seminar on ‘Recent Trends in Gender Studies: Issues and Perspectives organized by History Study Forum (Under the agesis of Department of History) Jagannath Barooah College(Autonomous), Jorhat in collaboration with Department of English, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh on 10th March, 2018.
Delivered a talk to the grass root people ‘fishermen’ on ‘Aim & object of the cooperative societies and its functioning, Management & Cooperative Law’ in the Training programme sponsored by (National Fisheries Development Board) NFDB in Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Co-operative Management, Sivasagar.
Delivered a talk to the self help group woman members on ‘know Your Rights in the Training programme sponsored by (Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana) RKVY in Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Co-operative Management, Sivasagar.
Participated in the Faculty Development Programme on Environmental Law and Sustainable Development Organised by VIT School of Law, VIT Chennai, from 26th March to 1st April, 2021
Completed the UGC sponsored Refresher Course in Global Studies (IDC) organised by HRDC, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi from 8th to 20th March, 2021.
Completed the Three Day Online Workshop on “Online Course Design, Development and Delivery” Organised by UGC-HRDC, University of Hyderabad during June 28th-30, 2020.
Completed the UGC sponsored Refresher Course in Women Studies and Empowerment (IDC) organised by HRDC, Gauhati University from 06th to 26th August 2018
Attended workshop on ‘Human Trafficking and Cyber Crime’ organised by DR. R.K.B. Law College, Dibrugrah on 2nd December, 2017
Participated in Capacity Building Programme for Faculty in Social Science organized by ICSSR NERC from 09 to 21 February, 2015.
Participated in the XIII Theory/ Praxis Course of the Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda (Summer School Course) held at EFL University, Shillong Campus from June 16 to July 12, 2015 on the theme of Decolonization.
Participated in the UGC sponsored Orientation Programme organized by Academic Staff College, North Eastern Hill University(NEHU), Shillong from 21st Oct-17th Nov, 2013.
Participated in Faculty Development Programme organized by Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Co-operative Management, Sivasagar in Guwahati from 10th Sep to 25 th September, 2012
Co-ordinated a National Seminar, funded by ICSSR on Violation Against Women: Issues and Challenges on 11th November, 2017 at Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Co-operative Management, Sivasagar, Assam.
Bhagyashree Das: Dowry in Indian Marriages: A Socio-Legal Study with Reference to the Custom of Joutuk in the State of Assam
Debanando Boro: A Study on Triple Talaq: Recent Developments From Shah Bano to Sharaya Bano (1975-2018)
Ghana Saikia: An Analytical Study on the Socio-Legal Aspects of Surrogacy in India
Munisha Ahmed: An Analytical Study on Sexual Harassment of Woman at Workplace
Nibedita Nath: Female Selective Abortion: An Analysis From Socio-Legal Perspective