Madhavi Gopalakrishnan


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.



Fifth edition of ConQuest kicks off online, preliminary results out

October 8, 2020

In this article published by The Print, Kruthika R and Madhavi Gopalakrishnan, Research Associates at CLPR talk about the recently conducted preliminary rounds of the ConQuest 2020 and also discuss a few interesting questions that created a buzz among the students. The article also enlists the results of the preliminary rounds of the ConQuest quiz 2020. 

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ConQuest is back to test your knowledge of the Constitution, and this time it’s going digital

October 8, 2020

In this article published by The Print, Kruthika R and Madhavi Gopalakrishnan, Research Associates at CLPR, talk about the CLPR’s annual flagship quiz ConQuest 2020: 5th edition of India’s premier quiz on the Constitution, history and politics.

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NEP Gets the Language Problem Wrong

September 22, 2020

In this essay published by Socio-Legal Review (SLR), Madhavi and Kruthika, Research Associates at CLPR, argue that English is actually an emancipatory language that is key to socio-economic mobility in India. Further, the essay depicts how the language aspect of the NEP does not fulfil its historical mandate of protecting linguistic minorities and needs to be re-evaluated keeping in mind its outsize impact on disadvantaged students and minorities.

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A Case for Representation in Criminal Law Reform

October 14, 2020

In May 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs constituted the Committee for Reform of Criminal Laws. The purpose of this first-of-its-kind Committee is to reform substantive and procedural criminal laws because the current laws “…reflect State paternalism and…Victorian morality of the colonial states…[and] the socio-political beliefs and legal discourse of that era”.  

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The Right to Education and Technology

August 5, 2020

Online classes have been conducted since the beginning of lockdown and will continue for the foreseeable future. Low-income students without access to a steady internet connection and reliable computers face the prospect of being deprived of an entire year of education. This raises the question: what happens to the Right to Education under Article 21A during the pandemic?

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Call for Quiz Consultant | ConQuest 2020

July 15, 2020

CLPR is looking to engage Quiz Consultant for the fifth edition of ConQuest as a part of…

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