Samvaad 11: Constitutionalism, public policy and public reasoning

Speaker: Prof. (Dr.) Radhakanta Barik,Senior Fellow, Indian Council of Social Science Research and Retd. Professor, Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi
Prof. Barik talk revolved around ‘Constitutionalism, public policy and public reasoning’ and highlighted incidents which are shaping the present socio-political climate. The talk discussed the issues of the marginalized communities which are suffering from problems of water pollution, sanitation and work and employment. The speaker threw light upon these public issues which is the core of democracy. He argued that at present there are real threats to democracy from the media and other organisations which were cited with examples during the session.