Aims and objects:


The aims and objects for which the society is established are as under:


i)            To undertake, promote and provide for the study of India, its history, society and culture, keeping in view the India centric social, political and cultural continuum in its fullest geographical spread and time-depth;


ii)            To work towards correcting/righting the distortions and colonial misinterpretations of India’s past and present, its traditions, culture, social structure and social institutions, racial interpretations of society, colonial myths of exploitations and hegemony, etc.,


iii)           To work against the negativism and academic consumerism, and cultural, academic and literary pollution;


iv)           To promote positivist social activism;


v)            To study the problems related to traditions and development, localism, regionalism, terrorism, parochialism, etc.;


vi)           To organise seminars, symposia, study circles, workshops;


vii)         To work for promoting harmony between the communities;


viii)        To cooperate with institutions, bodies for purpose of furtherance of its objectives;


ix)           To undertake the publication of journals, research papers and books;


x)            To establish and maintain libraries and information centres,


xi)           To issue appeals and applications for money and funds in furtherance of the objectives of the society and to accept gifts, donations and subscription of cash and securities and of any movable or immovable property,


xii)         To acquire, purchase or otherwise own or take on lease or hire any movable or immovable property necessary for the furtherance of objectives of the society;


xiii)       To sell, mortgage, lease, exchange or otherwise transfer or dispose off all or any movable or immovable property necessary for the purpose of the society;


xiv)       To construct, maintain, alter, improve, or develop any building(s) or works necessary for the society;


xv)         To invest and deal with funds of the society;


xvi)       To undertake and accept; the management of any endowment or trust fund or donation;


xvii)      To offer prizes and to grant scholarships or stipends for the furtherance of the objectives of the society;


xviii)    To do all such other lawful things as are conducive or incidental to the attainment of the objectives mentioned above.


All the incomes, earnings, movable/or immovable properties of the society shall be solely utilized and applied towards the promotion of its aims and objects only as set forth in the Memorandum of the society and no profit thereof shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of dividends, bonus, profits or in any manner whatsoever to the present or the past members of the society or to any person claiming through any one or more of the present or the past members. No member of the society shall have any personal claim on any movable or immovable properties of the society or make any profits, whatsoever, by virtue of his membership.  


Dialogue (A quarterly journal of Astha Bharati)

                                                              Astha Bharati