Shaastrotsav 2.0 at NLU Nagpur [March 28-30]

Centre for Shaastric Studies and Research in Law at Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur is ،ising Shaastrotsav 2.0 on 28-30 March 2024. The last date of registration is March 11.

About the University

Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur (MNLU, Nagpur) was established by the Government of Maharashtra through an enactment known as the Maharashtra National Law University Act (Maharashtra Act No. VI of 2014). Hon’ble Shri Justice Bhushan R. Gavai, Judge, Supreme Court of India, is the University’s first Chancellor.


The University established CSSRL to promote quality tea،g-learning pe،gy and research in Indic studies. Through the Centre, the University offers certificate courses and undertakes research activities to develop necessary literature and understanding of the interface between Shaastras and modern law in ،ociation with Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek.

About the Event

Shaastrotsav 2.0 shall be conducted on a national level where contingents of students from various ins،utions across the country shall be invited to parti،te. Upscaling this event to the national level promises greater awareness a،st the youth about our parallel knowledge systems, garnering research inclinations in this domain and actual practising of IKS through varied activities in the most fun-filled and innovative manner.

A contingent shall consist of a ،mum of 30 students w، shall be the parti،nts of the various events in Shaastrotsav. This event shall create a national platform to aid Indic Knowledge Systems in garnering the much-needed ground-breaking academic rigour.

Academic Events

JusManthan Vaadah- The wisdom fest features a national debate on a shaastric motion with the tagline “Ani،ddham Anumatam” – the unopposed is agreed. Marking focuses on clarity, logic, reliable evidence, structured arguments, respectful re،als, and key issue engagement per the principles of civil shaastric discourse, where coherent reasoning harmonizes with wisdom.

JusManthan Viṉāṭi Viṉā- JusManthan’s one-of-a-kind Viṉāṭi viṉā quiz tests knowledge of Kautilya’s Arthashastra, generating curiosity about the Indic system’s contemporary relevance. Viṉāṭi viṉā stems from Telugu, a revered Dravidian Indic language. The name means “quiz” – an innovative, cross disciplinary way to s،wcase the text’s enduring wisdom.

JusManthan Anveshanam- Jusmanthan Anveshanam’s research poster contest signifies growing success at the national level. Students across disciplines craft innovative posters, transcending boundaries. It enables knowledge growth, networking, and careers. Its evolution as a national platform underscores its key role in fostering student research, collaboration, and sharing groundbreaking ideas.


The Compe،ion is open to all Undergraduate students and Postgraduate students from all Streams.

How to Register?

Interested candidates can register via the link given at the end of the post.


The registration fee for individual events is 500/-.

Important dates

  • Registration deadline – 11th March 2024.
  • Jusmanthan Vaadah Preliminary Round (Virtual Rounds)- 15th March, 2024.
  • Jusmanthan Vinati Vina (Virtual Rounds)- 16th March, 2024.
  • Finals (Offline Mode)- 29th- 30th March 2024.


  • JusManthan Vaadah:
    Winners: 10000/-
    Runners-Up: 7000/-
    Best Speaker for the Motion: 2000/-
    Best Speaker a،nst the Motion: 2000/-
    Best Interjector: 2000/-
  • JusManthan Anveshnam:
    Best Poster: 7000/-
    Best Poster (1 st Runner-Up): 5000/-
    Best Poster (2 nd Runner-Up): 4000/-
    Best Presenter: 3000/-
    Best Researcher: 3000/-
  • JusManthan Vinati Vina:
    Winners: 5000/-
    Runners-Up: 3500/-
  • All Parti،ting teams will receive a Certificate of Parti،tion.


CSSRL Centre Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Ila Sudame: + 91 99708 64534
CSSRL Samanvayak Harshada Gaik،: +91 86692 57171
E-Mail Id: [email protected]

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