Citizens should have a fair idea of the Constitution: Registrar

Urging the government to introduce Indian constitution comprehensively irrespec­tive of the field of study for the betterment of society, the Registrar of the Univer­sity of Mysore, Professor C Basavaraju pointed out that about 85 percent of people in the country don’t have any knowledge of the constitu­tion.

It is a necessity to have a fair idea of the Fundamental Rights enshrined in the con­stitution among the people in the society and this is what the architect of the consti­tution Dr B R Ambedkar ex­pected he opined.

He was speaking at 125th Ambedkar Jayanthi organ­ised at Hermann Mogling Hall in Department of Studies in Journalism recently.

We are considering the constitution under the legal frame and that has to be ex­tended to social life so that everyone can enjoy the rights and privileges given to the citizens by the constitution. Adopting Ambedkar’s philos­ophy enhances the secular bond in the society and erad­icates deep seated hatred the registrar opined.

Speaking in the event, Journalism Department Pro­fessor B P Maheshchan­draguru said that Buddhism spreads peace by ensuring human values. Buddhism has a great power that can help in bringing peace be­tween countries. He alsc underlined the need to es­tablish a casteless society, and for which people have to adopt the philosophy 01 Basavanna, Ambedkar, Lo­hiya, Kuvempu and other great personalities.

As a part of the event the Registrar Professor C Basa­varaju, Syndicate member Nanjundaiah and Dalit Stu­dents Union president Guru­moorthy were felicitated.

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