Former dean of faculty of Law, Delhi University, Professor Parmanand Singh passed away at 10.30 am on Monday. He was a founding member of the Board of Management of OP Jindal Global University and was also a visiting professor at Jindal Global Law School. Earlier, he taught at Banaras Hindu University and University of Gorakhpur.
He had to his credit over 90 publications in law journals and edited books.
Professor Singh also wrote several books, including Equality, Reservation and Discrimination in India (Delhi: Deep, 1985), Apkritya Vidhike Pramukh Nirnaya Vidhi, Sahitya Prakashan, Government of India (1987) Reservation Crisis in India: Legal and Sociological Study of Mandal Commission Report (Delhi: Universal, 1991), and Ram Janam Bhoomi- Babri Masjid Dispute (Delhi: Universal, 1991).
His edited books include Legal Dimensions of Market Economy (Delhi: Universal, 1997) and Globalization and Sustainable Good Governance: Opportunities and Challenges (Delhi, Manak, 2010).
He was a visiting faculty at various universities abroad such as Max Planck Institute, Heidelberg, Germany; Waseda University, Kansai University, Japan; and Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu.
Anand Prakash Misra, Deputy Director & Head of Admissions- OP Jindal Global University wrote in his FB post:
“Professor Parmanand Singh was also closely associated with our University and made immense contributions to the institution building efforts as a distinguished Member of the Board of Management since our founding and also served in the Internal Quality Assurance Cell. He taught Constitutional Law to several batches of the students of Jindal Global Law School as a Visiting Professor and inspired them through his scholarship and teaching. He spoke at a number of conferences organized by the University and was always available for all his students for any help or assistance. He was always ready and willing to help us without the slightest hesitation or reluctance”.
His last rites will be held on 21st February 2017 (Tomorrow) at 1:00 PM at Nigam Bodh Ghaat.