On 31st August, 2016 Vidhi and the Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms organised panel discussions on appointments to the lower and higher judiciaries in India. Ms. Maja Daruwala, Director of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative moderated the first panel on appointments to the higher judiciary, which included Senior Advocates, Mr. Anil Divan and Mr. Shanti Bhushan, among others. The second panel on appointments to the lower judiciary was moderated by Vidhi Senior Resident Fellow Mr. Alok Prasanna Kumar, and comprised Gen. Secy., National Campaign for Dalit Human Rights Mr. Paul Divakar, NLU-Delhi Assistant Professor Ms. Aparna Chandra, and Senior Advocate Mr. Sanjay Hegde.
Watch the discussion here: