CHANDIGARH: 25.3.2008: The Inaugural issue of UILS Journal was released by Prof. R.C. Sobti, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University. The Inaugural issue is a special issue dealing with “Principle of Self determination in International and National Context.” The issue contains specialized articles on the presently relevant and important issues.
While releasing ‘the half yearly’ Journal, Vice-Chancellor, commended the efforts of the Director, Prof. R.S. Grewal, Editor Dr. Jasmeet Kaur and the Editorial Board consisting of Dr. Navneet Arora, Dr. Pushpinder Kaur, Dr.Shruti Bedi and Dr. Sarabjit Kaur. He added that this is a good step undertaken by the faculty and the students of the department so as to “Direct their energies and Talent towards activities relating to Legal Research relevant to Current, Social and Legal topics.”
Prof. R.S. Grewal, the chief-editor of the Journal in his inaugural comments thanked the Vice-Chancellor for his continuous support, motivation and relentless efforts in the shaping and bringing up of this publication. He further said that “Right to self-determination is the foundation of all other human rights of collectivity. This most challenging issue has been examined from all possible prospective in the present Journal. He stressed that University is a place where dissent is respected and rather a stimulant for new thought and objective analysis of the matter.” With this objective and idea the Journal is a compilation of the divergent ideas and opinions on the topic. Also it is an effort to introduce the topic and invite objective comments. According to Dr. Chanchal Narang, Media Incharge, UILS, PU.