Board of Referees

Anas Tanwir Siddiqui

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Anas Tanwir did his B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) From NLU, Lucknow in the year 2012. He has recently been designated as an Advocate on Record (AoR), Supreme Court of India. He is also the founder of Indian Civil Liberties Union (ICLU). Conceptualised in 2018, the organisation has since worked tirelessly to protect constitutional values and the rights and freedoms of citizens 

                                                 Anurag Bhaskar

44985062_1797936496922987_1395448712855027712_oAnurag Bhaskar completed his LLM (2018-19) from Harvard Law School, where he studied courses on constitutional law, constitutional history and civil rights movement, race, poverty and development, gender justice, philosophy, and legal profession. Before pursuing his Masters degree, Anurag worked as a Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant for Dr. Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud (Judge, Supreme Court of India) during July 2017-18, where he got the opportunity to contribute to a number of landmark cases. He has pursued his undergraduate law degree, B.A. LLB (Hons.), from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow during 2012-17. While a law student, he did internships with seven judges of Allahabad High Court and Supreme Court of India. He also assisted Uttar Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights as well as Department of Women and Child Development (Government of Uttar Pradesh) in a couple of research projects on child rights. Anurag has several publications to his credit in the academic journal, Economic & Political Weekly, and has extensively written in popular online portals, including Live Law, The Wire and The Print. He was the second most read author on The Wire in 2017. His academic interests include constitutional law and theory, politics, political theory, social justice, inter-sectionality, human rights, among others. Anurag has taught a seminar course titled “Law, Politics and Social Transformation” at National Law University, Delhi during Sept. – Nov. 2019. He also serves as a Contributing Editor at Live Law.

Shubham Kumar

IMG_20200128_183550Shubham Kumar graduated from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University in 2019 and is working as Legislative Assistant to Member of Parliament (LAMP) Fellow. He has been Research Assistant of Associate Prof. (Dr.) K. A. Pandey, RMLNLU for the revised and updated edition of “B M Gandhi’s Commentary on Indian Penal Code” published by EBC. He has been published in forums such as Economic and Political Weekly, Mainstream Weekly, Livelaw, Gaon Connection, various law reviews amongst others. His areas of interest include constitutional law, criminal law, public policy and rural issues.

Surbhi Mamta Karwa
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Surbhi Karwa did her B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) from NLU Lucknow (2018 Batch) and LL.M. from NLU Delhi (2019 Batch). She has been top ranker in her class at both graduation and post graduation level. She undertook feminist critique of Constituent Assembly Debates for her LL.M thesis. She writes regularly at LiveLaw, The Wire, Mainstream Weekly and EPW.


Kriti Sharma 

Ms. Kriti Sharma has completed her undergraduate study in law from RMLNLU in 2019 and is currently working as Legal Research Associate at the Land Rights Initiative in Centre for Policy Research. She has previously worked as Associate Fellow, Judicial Reform at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, working on the JALDI Project and contributed research assistance on two published reports. She believes in public policy to be an instrument for social change and good governance and hopes to contribute to literature in the development sector. She has been published in a book edited by EBC- ‘Environmental Law: Contemporary Issues’ and the RMLNLU Law Review Blog.