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Ansal university organises lecture on women’s safety

Ansal university organises lecture on women’s safety
Ansal University played host to M S Lata Krishnan Murthy, senior  advocate, Supreme Court of India, under the aegis of the Platform Lecture Series on 11 January.

Krishnamurti, along with  Vikas Aggarwal, legal head, Ansal API, visited the campus on Friday to talk on the burning issue of ‘Rights of Women, with reference to women safety in the present scenario’.

Guests were given a warm welcome by Vice-Chancellor  Raj Singh. The lecture was a part of the Platform Lecture Series 2013 organised by Ansal University, Gurgaon. It was a moment of pride for Ansal University to play host to MS. Lata Krishnan Murthy,Senior   Advocate Supreme Court of India ,under the aegis of the Platform Lecture Series on 11th January 2013.

Krishnamurti is a well-known legal persona, highly active in the field of legal aid and PIL. She is a post graduate in International Law and Constitutional Law and has excellent academic records to her credit. She has worked closely with legal stalwarts like Professor T S Rama Rao, and Ram Jethmalani and is a partner in Ram Jethmalani Law Chambers.

Krishamurti is on the Supreme Court Legal Aid Panel and has appeared and represented the most excluded sections of society. She has briefed and appeared with almost all eminent lawyers of Supreme Court and has a long experience in conducting and assisting public interest litigations. She has co-authored 2 papers for international seminars and  authored a hand book on minimum wages act for the India Institute of Social Sciences.

Krishnamurti is also the Chairperson of Ram Jethmalani Foundation and the Manidweep, a charitable trust. She is closely associated with various NGOs including People for Change.

Krishnamurty spoke at length about various social evils which are still prevalent in the orthodox Indian society such as dowry system, female infanticide, pre-natal sex determination, child marriage, widow remarriage, domestic violence, sexual abuse of women, discrimination against women and the like. She encouraged the representation of women in all fields and laid emphasis on spreading awareness about the legislations.

The lecture was well received by the faculty and students alike and generated an interesting question-answer session.
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