Born on July 3, 1897 to the Dewan of Baroda Manubhai Nandshankar Mehta, Hansa Mehta was a reformer, educator and a prolific writer. She studied journalism and sociology in England. Hansa married Jivraj Mehta, the Chief Medical Officer of Baroda, who had briefly been Mahatma Gandhi’s doctor. Mehta was one of the 15[Read More…]
Tag: Indian Constitution
While speaking at the Justice Desai Memorial Lecture at the Bombay High Court organized by the Bombay Bar Association, Justice D Y Chandrachud laid stress on power of Indian Constitution but how it is attempted to be strangled by some. Beginning the lecture in the same court where once Balgangadhar Tilak was[Read More…]
BR Ambedkar thoroughly believed in supporting the rights of women, Dalits and labour.
Though India does not have a separate law against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the Supreme Court of India amid an ongoing Public Interest Litigation seeking a ban on FGM, remarked that the practice is a clear violation of a woman’s bodily integrity as laid down in the Indian constitution. Urging[Read More…]