- 2 Aug 2022
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What the Court Can Do to Really Implement the Fundamental Right to Shelter
By recognising the right to shelter as a conditional social right rather than a systemic one, the Delhi high court narrowed its jurisdiction in the matter, limiting its ability to provide substantial benefits to slum dwellers.
This opinion was published in The Wire on August 02, 2022.
About the Authors
Husain is a Research Fellow with the Legal Design and Regulation Team at Vidhi. He interned at Centre for Policy Research, Indian Institute of Human Settlements, Quality Council of India, Pratham and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative. Before completing a BA, LLB (Hons) from Jamia Millia Islamia in 2021, he had delivered presentations on education policy at international conferences and submitted a policy brief on Unified Building Bye-Laws to the Government of NCT of Delhi. He is interested in learning more about legal theory and empirical research methods. Husain loves making friends and discussing philosophy with them.
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