An activist, advocate and academician.
During his law school days, Prashant founded and managed a youth group called ‘Prabodh’. One of the projects conceptualized and successfully executed by Prashant was an awareness campaign called Third Wheel that successfully advocated for liberalization of the Delhi auto-rickshaw sector. Before joining iJustice, he assisted in cases involving cycle rickshaw pullers and recently at iJustice, he got a judgment in favour of street vendors from Rajasthan High Court at Jaipur for implementation of the new law.
A ‘Nani Palkhivala’-gold medalist in the LL.M. program at Jindal Global Law School, he has a keen interest in regulatory frameworks. Some of his publications include –– ‘Regulatory barriers to litigation in India’ in Asian Journal of Law and Economics, “Time for Manushi-II” in the Student Law Journal of NLU- Delhi and ‘RTE-another license raaj’ in Auro Law Journal (best paper – professional category). Prashant has also contributed to some of the well-known law blogs in India such as lawandotherthings.blogspot.com and mylaw.net.
Not only has Prashant been a resource person for several Public Policy workshops and policy internship programs, he has also taught a course ‘Law and Public Policy’ at NUJS, Kolkata, a top law school in India.