Day 4: 6-days Late Shri Janardan Bhagat Memorial Lecture Series

On the 4th day of JBSP’s lecture series on Victimology, held on 31 January 2024, at Bhagubai Changu Thakur College of Law, the event was meticulously hosted by BLS 2nd year student Anamika Joshi and co-hosted by BLS 3rd year student Suvarna Jadhav under the guidance of Mrs. Sanavi A. Deshmukh, the in-Charge principal of the college.

The session commenced with the National Anthem followed by the Maharashtra song. The celebration continued with a lamp lighting ceremony and a floral tribute as a sign of respect and remembering to the respected founders, late Shri Janardan Bhagat Saheb, late Shri Changu Kana Thakur Saheb, and late Matoshri Bhagubai Changu Thakur.

Miss Pournima Beble 4th year BLS student gave a very moving brief speech about the life and teachings of the late Shri Janardan Bhagat Saheb in the field of education.

The welcome address of the program was given by Asst. Professor Dr. Kranti Bhovate, following that Dr. Karuna Akshay Malviya, the resource person, took charge and set the tone for the day’s topic of “Victimology.”

Distinguished guests and dignitaries graced the occasion, further enriching the discourse on the Criminal Justice System in India. Dr. Karuna Akshay Malviya, the Director of D. Y. Patil Law School Nerul, shared valuable insights as the resource person for the day. The presence of Hon’ble Loknete Shri. Ramsheth Thakur Sir, the Chairman of JBSB Santha, and the Vice-Chairman, Hon’ble Y. T. Deshmukh Sir, added prestige to the event.

The lecture series delved into the intricacies of victimology, shedding light on the multifaceted aspects of crime and justice. Dr. Karuna Akshay Malviya, with expertise and experience, provided a comprehensive understanding of the challenges within the criminal justice system with special reference to victimology. Participants had the opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions and gain valuable insights into the complexities surrounding victimology. The lecture ended up with the question-and-answer session which was quite interactive and helped students know the conceptual analysis of ‘Victimology’

Following the Q&A session, the Principal, Mrs. Sanavi Deshmukh Ma’am, gave the closing remarks. She thanked the resource person and dignitaries for the day and expressed her thoughts on the topic of “Victimology.’

As the lecture came to an end, Miss Sukyana Jadhav, a 3rd year BLS student, gave the vote of thanks and to conclude the fourth day of lecture series, the national song was sung honouring the spirit of our nation.

The event not only served as an intellectual feast for the attendees but also fostered a collaborative learning environment. Anamika Joshi and Suvarna Jadhav’s adept handling of the proceedings ensured the smooth flow of information and facilitated fruitful interactions.

Under the guidance of I/C Principal Mrs. Sanavi A. Deshmukh and the presence of eminent personalities such as, Hon’ble Loknete Shri. Ramsheth Thakur Sir, Hon’ble Y. T. Deshmukh Sir, and Dr. Karuna Akshay Malviya, the fourth day of JBSP’s lecture series on Victimology proved to be a significant milestone in the academic exploration of the criminal justice system in India.


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