Dr. T. Tombing, Assistant Professor of Law and Convenor of Centre for Tribal Law, Policy and Justice at National Law University, Assam, inspired students of Rayburn High School, New Lamka, Churachandpur, Manipur to look into the prospects and practice of law.
Centre for Tribal Law, Policy and Justice
The Centre for Tribal Law, Policy and Justice aspire to contribute in the nation building by looking inwards and introspect on how the notion of justice for tribal women, children and indigenous tribal communities in the region will be best served and secured. As an initialization process towards ensuring inclusive growth for the tribal communities in the region the center endeavors to create an ambience of holistic approach towards tribal issues from dimensions of sociology of law in tandem with the constitutional spirit of equality and fraternity among the diverse communities in the region. In its attempt to steer the idea of tribal justice towards a more coherent, cohesive and coeval tribal law, policy and justice the Center proposes the following programs:
The Centre for Tribal Law, Policy and Justice is proposed to be unique Centre as it envisions to engage in tribal customary laws and institutions of the scattered tribe in the region holistically from legal as well as on the political- historical basis of the origin of tribal customary laws to the intervention of the British colonial master and to the protection and special administration provision within the Constitution framework in post independent India. The Centre is purported to examine, deliberate and discourse on larger contours of Government policy for the upliftment of tribal customary laws, institutions and administration of justice in matters pertaining to access of land and resources and also emphasis on private and public laws in matters pertaining within tribal communities; and tribal and non- tribal communities in the region and beyond.