Last Week at CLPR: 4th – 10th March 2018

March 12, 2018



  • To commemorate International Women’s Day, we hosted a talk by Prof. Maya Unnithan on the issue of reproductive rights and fertility rights of women.





  • On Day 8 of the Hadiya Marriage case, the Supreme Court set aside the Kerala High Court judgment which had annulled Hadiya’s marriage with Mr. Shafin Jahan. The Court, however, noted that the investigation into the criminal antecedents of Mr. Shafin Jahan would continue. The Court has reserved the detailed judgment to a later date




  • Assembly Member of the Week: Prof. K. T. Shah was a prominent economist, advocate, and socialist. He passed away 55 years ago, in March, 1953. He was an active member of the Assembly and made several interventions on key issues. Shah argued for “secular, federal and socialist” to be inserted in Article 1 of the Constitution.