- 27 Mar 2021
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From ‘Trishanku’ to a Puppet – How Modi Govt’s GNCTD Bill Undermines Delhi Govt
The GNCTD Bill negates the 2018 judgment of the Supreme Court and restores the Delhi High Court judgment, which had turned Delhi into a princely state
This opinion was published in The Print on March 27, 2021.
About the Authors
Alok Prasanna Kumar is Co-Founder and Lead, Vidhi Karnataka. His areas of research include judicial reforms, Constitutional law, urban development, and law and technology. He graduated with a B.A. LL.B. (Hons) from the NALSAR University in 2008 and obtained the BCL from the University of Oxford in 2009. He writes a monthly column for the Economic and Political Weekly and has published in the Indian Journal of Constitutional Law and National Law School of India Review apart from media outlets such as The Hindu, Indian Express, Scroll, Quint and Caravan. He has practiced in the Supreme Court and Delhi High Court from the chambers of Mr Mohan Parasaran, and currently also co-hosts the Ganatantra podcast on IVM Podcasts.
Life, law, language
Rohan J. Alva’s book enquires into the fascinating history of one such instance of changed meaning: the fate of 'due process' in Article 21 of the Constitution
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