Articles by Gautam Kumar

Gautam Kumar is a researcher and academician associated with UPES School of Law. He has been involved with various research projects on Constitutional literacy, access to justice, law and development, forest rights and climate justice.

The general election to elect the 18th Lok Sabha has just been concluded in the country. In electoral politics, public speeches, meetings, rallies, road shows and manifestos form an integral part of any political party’s campaign to convince and lure voters to elect them. Over the past few months, too, hundreds and thousands of such activities were organised by all parties in these elections. Sadly, environment got the short shrift in all of this. The elections were conducted in seven phases across the country and with the results declared on June 4th, we now have a fair idea of who…

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