Team

Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer, Founder

Eshwar R, Public Interest Fellow: At P-PIL, Eshwar handles a number of public interest litigation and research projects. Prior to joining P-PIL, Eshwar worked as an Associate with S&R Associates, Mumbai. Eshwar’s areas of interest include sports law and competition law. Eshwar can be reached at [email protected]

Bhavya Mahajan, Public Interest Fellow:  At P-PIL, Bhavya handles a number of public interest litigation and research projects. Prior to joining P-PIL, Bhavya worked as an intern at the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services, New York, and as a mediator in Los Angeles Courts. She is keenly interested in academic research, community dispute resolution and human rights law. Bhavya can be reached at [email protected]

Abhay Jain, Public Interest Fellow: At P-PIL, Abhay is running a Legal Aid Clinic in Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh where he is working in some tribal hamlets on issues of displacement, forest rights, mining deaths, and community dispute resolution in Sahariya tribe. Abhay is also working with the Legal Services team of IDIA Odisha on a number on projects on prisoners rights, Right to Education and minimum wages. His areas of interest include tribal rights jurisprudence, environment law, Dalit rights, and human rights law.