Reg: Terror times: Compulsory Military training in academic studies.....
The Constitutional Functionaries of India,
The Hon President Of India;
The Hon Prime Minister of India;
The Hon Chief Ministers' of States and U.Ts.;
The Hon Legislatures of Parliament and State Legislatures;
The Hon Chief Justice of India;
The Hon Chief Justices of High Courts of States' and U.Ts..
Given the understanding,
In America and in China, every Student is compulsorily given military training.
In India i.e.Bhaarat, Parliamentary legislative sanction to this measure is available in section 4(h) of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987.
The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987.
Section 3. Constitution of the National Legal Services Authority: –
(1) The Central Government shall constitute a body to be called the
National Legal Services Authority to exercise the powers and perform the functions conferred on, or assigned to, the Central Authority under this Act.
(2) The Central Authority shall consist of-
(a) The Chief Justice of India who shall be the Patron-in-Chief,
(b) A serving or retired Judge of the Supreme Court to be nominated by the President, in consultation with the Chief Justice of India, who shall be the Executive Chairman; and
(c) Such number of other members, possessing such experience and qualifications, as may prescribed by the Central Government, to be nominated by that Government in consultation with the Chief Justice of India.
Section 4. Functions of the Central Authority. -The Central Authority shall 5[***] perform all or any of the following functions, namely: -
(h) To do all things necessary for the purpose of ensuring commitment to the fundamental duties of citizens under Part IVA of the Constitution;
The following are the Fundamental Duties prescribed by the Constitution of the nation under PART [IV-A] to its every citizen : Article 51A
(a) To abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals and institutions, the National Flag and the National Anthem.
(b) To cherish and follow the noble ideals which inspired our national struggle for freedom.
(c) To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India.
(d) To defend the country and render national service when called upon to do so.
(e) To promote harmony and the spirit of common brotherhood amongst all the people of India transcending religious, linguistic and regional or sectional diversities; to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity of women.
(f) To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture.
(g) To protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wild life, and to have compassion for living creatures.
(h) To develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform.
(i) To safeguard public property and to abjure violence.
(j) To strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity so that the nation constantly rises to higher levels of endeavor and achievement.
The introduction of Environmental studies in school curriculum was a result of Ganga pollution case filed by one Lawyer environmentalist Mr. M C Mehta.
Please see wisdom in introducing compulsory military training for every student.
Kuber Bhuvan, Bajaj Road, Vile parle West, Mumbai- 400056.