Madhavi Gopalakrishnan

Research Associate

Madhavi Gopalakrishnan graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2019 with an LL.M in Public International Law. She did her B.A., LL.B from Jindal Global Law School.

Her research interests span constitutional and political history, development law, and refugee and migration studies.


Is Uttar Pradesh’s Suspension of the Industrial Disputes Act Constitutional?

May 16, 2020

On May 6th, the Uttar Pradesh government issued an ordinance suspending the operation of 35 out of 38 labour legislation for the next three years. While the ordinance will only come into effect if it receives Presidential assent, this is almost a given due to the constitutional requirement that the President acts on the advice of the Prime Minister’s cabinet, and that UP is a BJP-ruled state.

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