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CLAT 2015 Organizing Committee has openly and brashly refused to accept the most obvious errors in the Question Paper for one simple reason – they know from experience that human beings, including the youth, are by nature laid-back and lazy.

They know they can count upon this laziness of today’s youth – which will never go beyond a few sporadic expressions of their frustration scattered over Facebook and Twitter.

If even a handful of ‘law’ aspirants this year truly have the fire in their belly to fight against injustice, and prove the CLAT organizers wrong, this is their moment of opportunity.

Sit on a ‘Dharna’ in your City

The world’s largest fires begin with the burning of a single match-stick. When Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev decided to bring a revolution against an oppressive, imperialist British empire, they did not wait for a large crowd of people to back them. They simply did it alone.

If just three young students today decide to sit on a peaceful, democratic ‘dharna’ in the center of their town or city to expose the imperialist arrogance of the CLAT 2015 Organizing Committee, it can spark off a debate, catch the attention of the national mainstream media, wake up the judiciary, and transform CLAT forever. History will remember the names of those students, and undoubtedly, they will make outstanding careers as lawyers in the future – CLAT or no CLAT.

SC Quotes Bhagat Singh

The Supreme Court of India extensively quoted Bhagat Singh in the case of Bhanumati v. State of U.P. AIR 2010, SC 3796. Here are some excerpts from what the Supreme Court said in that case:


In the criminal trial Crown v. Bhagat Singh, the great martyr Bhagat Singh said:

“I, Bhagat Singh, was asked in the lower Court as to what we meant by the ‘Revolution’. In answer to that question, I would say that Revolution is not the cult of the bomb and the pistol. By Revolution we mean that the present order of things, which is based on manifest injustice, must change. Revolution is the inalienable right of mankind. To the altar of this Revolution, we have brought our youth as incense; for no sacrifice is too great for so magnificent a cause.”

The Supreme Court remarked: “Let these momentous words of a convict of British India form part of the judicial record in the last Court of our Democratic Republic, the largest democracy in the world.”

The Supreme Court concluded: “The Judge cannot act like a phonographic recorder, but he must act as an interpreter of the social context articulated in the legal text. The Judge must be, in the words of Justice Krishna Iyer, “animated by a goal oriented approach” because the judiciary is not a “mere umpire as some assume, but an active catalyst in the Constitutional scheme.”


Be the Game-changer

The young CLAT 2015 students who are feeling cheated and humiliated by the unbelievable arrogance of the CLAT Organizing Committee must find the courage to stand up for themselves. There is no need to feel helpless. Every challenge is but a hidden opportunity. History waits for that game-changer who finally decides to seize that opportunity and rises to the occasion.

Remember the words of the popular American poet Ezra Pound: “A slave is one who waits for someone else to come and free him.”

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