Satya Prasoon

Research Associate

Satya Prasoon graduated from West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS) with B.A.,LL.B (Hons) in 2012.

Satya is interested in the broader realm of public law with constitutional law as its focus.

Publications

Blog

Untangling the Debate on Triple Talaq

June 16, 2018

This article analyses the main constitutional questions and looks at the various options available to the Court regarding the practice of triple talaq.

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Asphyxiated by Politics, Secularism Gasps for Breath: Can the Supreme Court Rescue It?

February 23, 2018

Ashwini and Satya posited that the decision in the Abhiram Singh v Commachen case, in which Hindutva was declared a “way of life”, emboldened this type of action. The view of the RSS seems to have been that action rooted in the Hindu faith, which was a “way of life”, did not violate secularism (Section 123). This gave rise to the question – is the Supreme Court responsible for ensuring that the verdicts it delivers are not misinterpreted by the government?

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With new cracks in the judiciary, will politics reclaim its hold on Ayodhya issue?

February 8, 2018

Ashwini Tallur and Satya Prasoon, associates at CLPR, discussed the role of the Supreme Court as a conflict manager, in The Print on 8th Feb 2018. The context for this article was the Babri-Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case (Ayodhya matter) that was heard on the same day. They proposed that the Supreme Court’s decision to tag this case as a title dispute, and have it move through the appeal process like any other title dispute, has helped establish its legitimacy as a neutral entity which has avoided populist measures and instead employed the tools available to the Judiciary to resolve this conflict.

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CLPR | First National Constitution Society Convention 2018 | Summary of Proceedings 

November 29, 2018

On 23rd November 2018, the Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) organised the National Constitution Society (NCS) Convention 2018. The one-day Convention took place at the Indian Institute of Human Settlements, Bangalore.

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CLPR | First National Constitution Society Convention

November 26, 2018

On 23rd November, the Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) organized the First National Constitution Society (NCS) Convention at the Indian Institute of Human Settlements, Bangalore.

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Dr. Usha Ramanathan on “Identity, Privacy, Data and Our Lives”

June 28, 2018

CLPR hosted Dr. Usha Ramanathan for a talk on “Identity, Privacy, Data and our lives” on 27th June. She spoke about the genesis of the Aadhaar scheme and the casual brazenness with which Aadhaar was made mandatory without statutory backing and despite numerous court orders.

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