CLPR Broadcast | May 2021

May 5, 2021 | Ritambhara Singh


The Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to making the Constitution work for everyone through law and policy research, social and governance interventions, and strategic impact litigation.

Online Workshop for the Lawyers on The Scheduled Castes And Scheduled Tribes (Prevention Of Atrocities) Act, 1989

On Ambedkar Jayanti, CLPR organised an online workshop for lawyers in Telangana to better understand the issues and challenges in the implementation of The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. and the Rules. The objective behind this workshop was to increase the engagement of lawyers with the laws relating to caste discrimination in India and build an organised lawyers network that can improve access to justice for vulnerable groups. Read the Policy Brief on Implementation of Caste Discrimination laws in India here. 

Podcast: The Making of India’s Constitution 

The team is delighted to announce the launch of ‘The Making of India’s Constitution’ podcast that uncovers the ideas, people, and events that shaped the Indian Constitution. Our first episode is an interview with Prof. Kama Maclean on the Karachi Resolution 1931. The podcast is available on multiple podcast platforms including Spotify, Apple, and Google. Subscribe here

Other highlights from our work in April include a Desk Brief that engages with Ambedkar’s views on Sanskrit as India’s national language and a biography of Constituent Assembly Member Jerome D’Sousa who made key contributions to education in India.


The Karachi Resolution 1931 with Prof. Kama Maclean

In April, we spoke to the historian Prof Kama Maclean, Heidelberg University, Germany, author of ‘A Revolutionary History of Interwar India’. In this interview, Prof Maclean traces the dramatic political events that surrounded the drafting of the landmark Karachi Resolution 1930 – one of the earliest articulations of socio-economic rights in Indian constitutional history.
Kamalnayan Bajaj Fellowship Class 8

CLPR is delighted to inform you that Jayna Kothari has been selected as a fellow under the 8th cohort of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Fellowship. This fellowship seeks to develop a new generation of values-based action-oriented leaders to serve India. KBF focuses on young, entrepreneurial leaders from Business, Government, and Civil Society between the ages of 35-45. Know more.

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