This opinion was published in Outlook on September 09, 2020.
About the Authors
Chitrakshi is a Research Fellow working in the area of Judicial Reforms. She has worked on areas such as judicial planning, transparency in the judiciary, and is currently studying the way the office of prosecution works in the criminal justice system in India. A 2014 graduate of NALSAR, Hyderabad she was working as a research associate for Centre for Social Justice, Ahmedabad, prior to joining Vidhi. Interested in pursuing research that lies at the intersection of law and social sciences, she completed her Masters in Politics from the University of Delhi and is also pursuing research at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, JNU on urbanisation and governance.
Aditya is a Research Fellow working in the area of Judicial Reforms. He graduated from the Institute of Law, Nirma University, in 2018. Prior to Vidhi, he worked in Jharkhand as a Policy Consultant for a regional political party, where he tackled issues pertaining to environmental law, forest rights, election laws and local self-government. He has previously interned with Newslaundry, Childline India Foundation, the Rethink Aadhaar Campaign and with Adv. Nitya Ramakrishnan. While working in Jharkhand he has authored a critique on the implementation of District Mineral Fund in the state. He enjoys collecting stamps and expressing himself through slam poetry.
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