Yogya- Essay Competition 2020 By Yogya : Register By March 13th, 2020




Yogya- Empowering Society is an independent think tank culminating the efforts of students, policy researchers, legal advisors to provide efforts for nation-building collectively.

Yogya constructs valuable research in policy and legal field intending to provide a substantial amount of input for improving the domains of law and policy. We work with centers of public policy, governing bodies for the right of women and child enabling field research to become a yardstick for transformation.

Our work also includes social engagements with NGOs and civil society on a real ground. We develop engagement with various realm of public life through involving the young future of the nation. Our goal remains to build governance through YOGYA’s young hands.


YOGYA is organizing an essay writing competition for encouraging all the students to showcase their unique writing skills. This competition is set up to encourage budding writers from all parts of India and provide them with professional support in becoming successful.


 The 2020 Concerns of New India

Sub – Themes
1. Abortion as empowerment:: reproductive rights activism in a legally restricted context
2. Upcoming face and reality of democracy in India in 2020
3. The Uniform Civil Code debate in Indian law: new developments and changing agenda
4. Sexual harassment at workplace: then and now

All undergraduate and postgraduate students, teachers, research scholars from recognized school, Colleges/Universities  are eligible to participate in the competition. Only one submission per author will be accepted. Multiple or incomplete submissions would lead to disqualification. No Co-Authorship is allowed

▪ All essays must be in English only.
▪ The essay should not exceed 1200 words.
▪ A uniform method of citation should be used— Blue Book citation format.
▪ The essay must be typed in Times New Roman, Font size-12, Spacing-1.5, Alignment- justified and the footnotes must be in Times New Roman, Font size-10, single-spaced, Alignment- justified.

The fees for essay registration is ₹100 each entry.

The essay must be sent after registering on the official website of Yogya- Empowering Society at www.yogyafoundation.org

Last Date of payment and registration- 7thMarch, 2020

Last date of submission- 13th March, 2020

Declaration of Results- 17th March, 2020


The top 3 entries shall receive the Prize money and certificate of merit.

1st position- ₹1,000

2nd Position- ₹750

3rd Position- ₹500

A certificate of participation shall be issued to all the participants on the successful submission of the essays.


For further queries kindly contact-

Avinash Sharma(Member, Yogya)- 9810170098

Email- [email protected]

Neha sharma ( Member, Yogya ) – 9015171077

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