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Dr. C.D. Deshmukh Memorial Lecture 2018

Date: January 14,2018

Time: 06:30 PM

Venue: C. D. Deshmukh Auditorium

Title: Dr. C.D. Deshmukh Memorial Lecture 2018


Great" Contemporaries: Akbar, Suleiman I and Elizabeth I

Speaker: Justice Rohinton F. Nariman, Judge of the Supreme Court of India


Chair: Shri N.N. Vohra, President, IIC


The ‘Philosopher Monarch’ was an ideal of Plato’s. The age of the Antonines in Rome produced five of them in quick succession. Thereafter, these three contemporaries more or less fulfilled the same ideal of Kingship. Their attitude to their subjects, and particularly to their minority subjects, is a lesson in the modern Constitutional Ideal of Fraternity, assuring the dignity of the individual, and the unity and integrity of the Nation