Amity Law School Gurugram is proud to announce the forthcoming flagship event “8th National Essay Writing Competition on Nation and Nationalism 2023” in collaboration with Indian Lawyers Association, Udhvik Asha Welfare Foundation and Legal Bites, under the initiative of Vikasit Bharat 2047.

About Institution

Amity Law School Gurugram aims to be a leading institution for legal research and education in India and Commonwealth States, with a focus on social justice and excellence. It values academic freedom, integrity, accountability and social justice, and fosters an inquiry-led and evidence-based approach to creating knowledge. It also strives to produce graduates who can contribute to the development of the nation and humanity through community engagement, entrepreneurship and innovation.

About Competition

Under the initiative of Vikasit Bharat 2047, which aims to envision the future of India in terms of its social, economic, cultural and environmental development, Amity Law School Gurugram invites students from all over India to participate in one of its flagship events 8th National Essay Writing Competition on Nation and Nationalism 2023. This competition is organized in collaboration with Legal Bites, who share the vision of promoting academic excellence, research and writing skills among students.

The Competition offers the participants an opportunity to elaborate on their ideals of nationalism, nation-building, and the overall socio- economic growth of the nation. The aim is to promote the ideals of nation and nationalism in its true sense where the head is held high and each individual respects and appreciates the diversity and strives for collective success.


Vikasit Bharat 2047 is an initiative of the Government of India that aims to envision the future of India in terms of its social, economic, cultural and environmental development. The initiative was launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India’s independence in 2022.

The initiative seeks to formulate a socially inclusive nation by providing equal opportunities to the marginalised sections, enhancing the quality of life of the citizens, strengthening democratic institutions, fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, and achieving sustainable development goals.

The theme of Nation and Nationalism is closely related to the vision of Vikasit Bharat 2047, as it explores the idea of what constitutes a nation, how it evolves over time, and what are the challenges and opportunities for its growth and prosperity.


Nation and Nationalism.


  • Cyber Democracy: Navigating Nationalism in the Digital Age
  • E-Governance: Transforming National Governance through Technology
  • Balancing National Security and Privacy: Exploring Surveillance Practices
  • Farmers’ Protest and National Identity
  • Enhancing Competition Advocacy in India
  • India’s Relations with its Neighbors: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Addressing Sexual Harassment in Sports: Protecting Athletes and National Pride
  • Ensuring Women’s Safety and Promoting Gender Equality
  • India’s Roadmap to 2047
  • Hindutva Ideology and Its Influence on Nationalism
  • Government Action on Environmental Issues: Preserving the Nation’s Future
  • Defence Policy: The Interplay of Law and Economics
  • Regulating Digital Platforms and E-commerce Sector in India
  • Ensuring Accountability: Effective Utilization of Taxpayer’s Money
  • Freedom of Press and Its Role in Upholding National Values
  • Investigating Adani Industries: Hindenburg’s Report
  • Resolving Religious Conflicts: Safeguarding Human Rights and National Unity
  • Intersection of Entertainment and Religion: Examining Cultural Influence
  • Changing Landscape of Indian Citizenship
  • Preserving India’s Cultural Heritage
  • Promoting Religious Harmony: Combating Discrimination in India
  • Bankruptcy: An Acceptable Way To Escape Debts in Corporates
  • Indian Startups: Lessons from Successes and Failures

(Please Note: Your title needs to be different from the sub-themes)


The Competition is open to all students or individuals or professionals pursuing/completing Undergraduate and Post Graduate courses in/from any recognized University across the country.

Co-authorship: up-to two authors are permitted.


Submission Guidelines

  1. The essay must be written in English.
  2. The Essay should be a minimum of 1100 words.
  3. Co-authorship of a maximum of two members is allowed.
  4. No part of the essay (except the cover page) should contain any identification of the author. Every participant will be allotted a submission code on registration.
  5. All submissions must be original and a bonafide effort of the participants and should not be submitted for any other purpose except the competition.
  6. Moreover, any form of plagiarism will result in the disqualification of the essay. Organisers reserve all rights relating to the eligibility/qualification/disqualification/publication of the submissions.

Formatting Guidelines

Font – Times New Roman; Font Size – 12 Line Spacing – 1.5; Alignment – Justified.

Footnote Font Size – 10; Footnote Spacing – 1

*A confirmation mail will be sent on approval of registration.

Submission Procedure

  1. The submission shall consist of a Cover Page [containing the allotted submission code and Title of the Essay], Abstract and Essay.
  2. An abstract should not be more than 300 words, including title and keywords. The essay should not be more than 1200 words (excluding footnotes and abstract).
  3. Proper references/sources should be quoted.
  4. The essay is to be submitted atalshmoot2016@gmail.com in WORD (doc or docx.) format with the subject titled Nation and Nationalism 2023: [Submission Code].
  5. All participants should strictly abide by the guidelines. Any deviance shall lead to disqualification.

Brochure: Click here [https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ygAd5aRq2W8LSNngiHfM9freb50eGwye/view?usp=sharing]

Important Dates

  • Last Date of Registration – 02nd September 2023
  • Release of Submission Codes – 10th September 2023
  • Last Date of Submission – 13th September 2023
  • Announcement of Result – 21st September 2022[International Day of Peace]

No submission will be accepted after the last date of submission.


  • First Position – Certificate of Excellence + Cash Prize of 5,000 INR + Publication of Essay + Gift Hamper from Legal Bites
  • Second Position – Certificate of Excellence + Cash Prize of 3,000 INR + Publication of Essay + Gift Hamper from Legal Bites
  • Third Position – Certificate of Excellence + Cash Prize of 2,000 INR + Publication of Essay + Gift Hamper from Legal Bites
  • Certificate of Merit would be awarded to the top ten participants [Excluding Top-Three].
  • Certificate of Participation will be given to all the participants.


Shortlisted essays will be published online with the name of the author.

A soft copy of the Certificate of Participation will be sent within a week to all the participants after the successful declaration of the results.

Only a Printable Digital certificate will be sent.


For any queries, please write to alshmoot2016@gmail.com.

Student Convener

Arsh Dubey: +91-7838857846

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