Dr. Jayaprakash NarayanGeneral Secretary, Foundation for Democratic Reforms

Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan, former MLA, former member of National Advisory Council and Second Administrative Reforms Commission is the General Secretary of Foundation for Democratic Reforms. He was one of the first physicians to join the elite Indian Administrative Service (IAS), one of the toppers in the batch of 1980.

Dr. Jayaprakash NarayanGeneral Secretary, Foundation for Democratic Reforms

Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan, former MLA, former member of National Advisory Council and Second Administrative Reforms Commission is the General Secretary of Foundation for Democratic Reforms. He was one of the first physicians to join the elite Indian Administrative Service (IAS), one of the toppers in the batch of 1980.

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Mohit RaoIndependent Journalist

Mohit Rao has earlier worked with The Hindu as a principal correspondent. His works appear across various platforms which include CNN, The Wire, Firstpost and Clayton News on matters of various pressing issues in today’s times. He is a fellow of the Young Connectors of the Future programme, conducted by the Swedish Institute, in 2014; and, an India-Germany Media Ambassador fellow in 2016.

Mohit RaoIndependent Journalist

Mohit Rao has earlier worked with The Hindu as a principal correspondent. His works appear across various platforms which include CNN, The Wire, Firstpost and Clayton News on matters of various pressing issues in today’s times. He is a fellow of the Young Connectors of the Future programme, conducted by the Swedish Institute, in 2014; and, an India-Germany Media Ambassador fellow in 2016.

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VN RaiIPS (Retd)

A former IPS Officer and an acclaimed writer, VN Rai retired as DGP, Uttar Pradesh. As a SP, he administered many communally sensitive districts, and he has also authored a legion of books and novels on communal tensions and the role of police.

VN RaiIPS (Retd)

A former IPS Officer and an acclaimed writer, VN Rai retired as DGP, Uttar Pradesh. As a SP, he administered many communally sensitive districts, and he has also authored a legion of books and novels on communal tensions and the role of police.

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Dr. M.N. VenkatachaliahFormer Chief Justice of India

Justice Dr. M.N. Venkatachaliah was formerly the 25th Chief Justice of India. He has served as the Chairman of National Human Rights Commission, and also headed the National Commission for reviewing the Constitution of India.

Dr. M.N. VenkatachaliahFormer Chief Justice of India

Justice Dr. M.N. Venkatachaliah was formerly the 25th Chief Justice of India. He has served as the Chairman of National Human Rights Commission, and also headed the National Commission for reviewing the Constitution of India.

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Dr. Vipul MudgalDirector, Common Cause

Dr. Vipul Mudgal has been a journalist and academic in India, the UK, and South East Asia for over 30 years. He has held senior editorial positions at Hindustan Times, India Today, BBC World Service and Asia Times. He has written extensively on media, democracy and political violence.

Dr. Vipul MudgalDirector, Common Cause

Dr. Vipul Mudgal has been a journalist and academic in India, the UK, and South East Asia for over 30 years. He has held senior editorial positions at Hindustan Times, India Today, BBC World Service and Asia Times. He has written extensively on media, democracy and political violence.

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Dr. Sudhir KrishnaswamyVice-Chancellor, National Law School of India University

Dr. Sudhir Krishnaswamy is currently the Vice-Chancellor of National Law School of India University(NLSIU), Bengaluru. Previously he was a professor at Azim Premji University, and also the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Visiting Professor of Indian Constitutional Law at Columbia Law School. He is the co-founder and trustee of Centre for Law and Policy Research.

Dr. Sudhir KrishnaswamyVice-Chancellor, National Law School of India University

Dr. Sudhir Krishnaswamy is currently the Vice-Chancellor of National Law School of India University(NLSIU), Bengaluru. Previously he was a professor at Azim Premji University, and also the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Visiting Professor of Indian Constitutional Law at Columbia Law School. He is the co-founder and trustee of Centre for Law and Policy Research.

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V. Sudhish PaiLawyer and Jurist

V Sudhish Pai is a visiting Chair Professor - Asutosh Mookerjee Chair, in the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. He is a member of the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. He has also been a Government Advocate at the High Court of Karnataka, Bangalore, and handled some important and sensitive litigation on behalf of the State of Karnataka in the High Court as well as the Supreme Court of India.

V. Sudhish PaiLawyer and Jurist

V Sudhish Pai is a visiting Chair Professor - Asutosh Mookerjee Chair, in the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. He is a member of the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. He has also been a Government Advocate at the High Court of Karnataka, Bangalore, and handled some important and sensitive litigation on behalf of the State of Karnataka in the High Court as well as the Supreme Court of India.

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K PadmanabhaiahFormer Union Home Secretary

K. Padmanabhaiah is a retired officer of the Indian Administrative Service. Allocated the Maharashtra cadre, he served in a variety of important positions like Director of Sugar Co-operatives; District Collector, Nashik; Principal Secretary, Planning; Principal Secretary, Finance and Municipal Commissioner of Greater Bombay, before retiring as Home Secretary, Government of India.

K PadmanabhaiahFormer Union Home Secretary

K. Padmanabhaiah is a retired officer of the Indian Administrative Service. Allocated the Maharashtra cadre, he served in a variety of important positions like Director of Sugar Co-operatives; District Collector, Nashik; Principal Secretary, Planning; Principal Secretary, Finance and Municipal Commissioner of Greater Bombay, before retiring as Home Secretary, Government of India.

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C. Anjaneya ReddyIPS (Retd)

C. Anjaneya Reddy is a retired officer of the Indian Police Service. He was formerly Director General, Vigilance and Enforcement, Andhra Pradesh.

C. Anjaneya ReddyIPS (Retd)

C. Anjaneya Reddy is a retired officer of the Indian Police Service. He was formerly Director General, Vigilance and Enforcement, Andhra Pradesh.

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D.R. KarthikeyanDirector General, National Human Rights Commission

DR Karthikeyan is a former Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation and Director General, National Human Rights Commission. He was also the former Special Director General, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

D.R. KarthikeyanDirector General, National Human Rights Commission

DR Karthikeyan is a former Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation and Director General, National Human Rights Commission. He was also the former Special Director General, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

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P.S. Ramamohan RaoIPS (Retd)

A former officer of the Indian Police Service, P.S. Ramamohan Rao retired as Director General of Police, Andhra Pradesh. He also served as Governor of Tamil Nadu.

P.S. Ramamohan RaoIPS (Retd)

A former officer of the Indian Police Service, P.S. Ramamohan Rao retired as Director General of Police, Andhra Pradesh. He also served as Governor of Tamil Nadu.

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Dr. Gandhi PC KazaFounder Chairman, Truth Labs

Dr. Gandhi PC Kaza is the Founder Chairman of Truth Labs, the first independent forensic science laboratory in India, and also the Managing Director, Genome Foundation. He is a former Advisor, IGP and Director of the Andhra Pradesh Forensic Science Laboratory (APFSL).

Dr. Gandhi PC KazaFounder Chairman, Truth Labs

Dr. Gandhi PC Kaza is the Founder Chairman of Truth Labs, the first independent forensic science laboratory in India, and also the Managing Director, Genome Foundation. He is a former Advisor, IGP and Director of the Andhra Pradesh Forensic Science Laboratory (APFSL).

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M. Mahender ReddyDirector General of Police, Telangana

M. Mahender Reddy is the current Director General of Police (DGP), Telangana. He has previously served as the Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad, and as a faculty member at the SVP National Police Academy, among other notable positions.

M. Mahender ReddyDirector General of Police, Telangana

M. Mahender Reddy is the current Director General of Police (DGP), Telangana. He has previously served as the Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad, and as a faculty member at the SVP National Police Academy, among other notable positions.

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Dr. Shalini Phansalkar JoshiFormer Judge, Bombay High Court

Dr. Shalini Phansalkar Joshi is a former judge of the Bombay High Court. She has previously served as Joint Director of Maharashtra Judicial Academy, among other notable positions.

Dr. Shalini Phansalkar JoshiFormer Judge, Bombay High Court

Dr. Shalini Phansalkar Joshi is a former judge of the Bombay High Court. She has previously served as Joint Director of Maharashtra Judicial Academy, among other notable positions.

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Alok Prasanna KumarSenior Resident Fellow, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy

Alok Prasanna Kumar is a Senior Resident Fellow at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, and the Co-Founder and Lead, Vidhi Karnataka. His areas of research include judicial reforms, Constitutional law, urban development, and law and technology. As a lawyer, he has practiced in the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court, from the chambers of Mr Mohan Parasaran.

Alok Prasanna KumarSenior Resident Fellow, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy

Alok Prasanna Kumar is a Senior Resident Fellow at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, and the Co-Founder and Lead, Vidhi Karnataka. His areas of research include judicial reforms, Constitutional law, urban development, and law and technology. As a lawyer, he has practiced in the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court, from the chambers of Mr Mohan Parasaran.

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Justice G. RaghuramDirector, National Judicial Academy

Justice Goda Raghuram (Retd.) is the Director, National Judicial Academy. Previously, he has served as Senior Advocate as well as Judge in the Andhra Pradesh High Court. He has also held the post of President, Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT).

Justice G. RaghuramDirector, National Judicial Academy

Justice Goda Raghuram (Retd.) is the Director, National Judicial Academy. Previously, he has served as Senior Advocate as well as Judge in the Andhra Pradesh High Court. He has also held the post of President, Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT).

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Kamal KumarIPS (Retd)

Kamal Kumar was the former Director, SVP National Police Academy, Hyderabad. Prior to his retirement from the IPS as the DGP, he held several senior positions including DIG (Intelligence), IG (Armed Police), and Additional DGP (Coordination and Police Reforms), in AP Police.

Kamal KumarIPS (Retd)

Kamal Kumar was the former Director, SVP National Police Academy, Hyderabad. Prior to his retirement from the IPS as the DGP, he held several senior positions including DIG (Intelligence), IG (Armed Police), and Additional DGP (Coordination and Police Reforms), in AP Police.

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G. Kishan ReddyMinister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India

Gangapuram Kishan Reddy is an Indian politician, currently serving as Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India.

G. Kishan ReddyMinister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India

Gangapuram Kishan Reddy is an Indian politician, currently serving as Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India.

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Aruna M BahugunaIPS (Retd)

Aruna Bahuguna was formerly the Director, SVP National Police Academy. As the first female IPS officer of AP State, she has served in several notable positions including IG - State Human Rights Commission, and was also the Special Director General, CRPF.

Aruna M BahugunaIPS (Retd)

Aruna Bahuguna was formerly the Director, SVP National Police Academy. As the first female IPS officer of AP State, she has served in several notable positions including IG - State Human Rights Commission, and was also the Special Director General, CRPF.

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Jacob PunnooseIPS (Retd)

Jacob Punnoose is the former DGP, Kerala. He has held several notable positions which include Joint Excise Commissioner, Zonal IG of Trivandrum and Kozhikode, IG Intelligence, Additional DGP - Training, and DG Intelligence.

Jacob PunnooseIPS (Retd)

Jacob Punnoose is the former DGP, Kerala. He has held several notable positions which include Joint Excise Commissioner, Zonal IG of Trivandrum and Kozhikode, IG Intelligence, Additional DGP - Training, and DG Intelligence.

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Justice RC ChavanFormer Judge, Bombay High Court

Justice RC Chavan is a former Judge of the Bombay High Court. He is also the Vice-Chairman, E-Committee, Supreme Court of India. He has previously worked as the President, Maharashtra State Consumer Commission.

Justice RC ChavanFormer Judge, Bombay High Court

Justice RC Chavan is a former Judge of the Bombay High Court. He is also the Vice-Chairman, E-Committee, Supreme Court of India. He has previously worked as the President, Maharashtra State Consumer Commission.

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Atul KaushikChief of Party, The Asia Foundation

A former civil servant, Atul Kaushik is currently Chief of Party at the Asia Foundation. He has previously served as Additional Secretary, Lok Sabha and Joint Secretary, Department of Justice, among other notable positions.

Atul KaushikChief of Party, The Asia Foundation

A former civil servant, Atul Kaushik is currently Chief of Party at the Asia Foundation. He has previously served as Additional Secretary, Lok Sabha and Joint Secretary, Department of Justice, among other notable positions.

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NL RajahSenior Advocate, Madras High Court

NL Rajah Nangavaram is a Senior Advocate at the Madras High Court. He is a member of the Committee of the Law Commission to suggest changes to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, as well as a Consultee to the Law Commission on the Commercial Courts Act. He is the Founder Director of Justact, an Online Dispute Resolution product.

NL RajahSenior Advocate, Madras High Court

NL Rajah Nangavaram is a Senior Advocate at the Madras High Court. He is a member of the Committee of the Law Commission to suggest changes to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, as well as a Consultee to the Law Commission on the Commercial Courts Act. He is the Founder Director of Justact, an Online Dispute Resolution product.

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MR AhmedFormer Director, APCA

Dr. MR Admed has served as the Director at The Academy of Prisons and Correctional Administration (APCA). He also held the position of IG of prisons in the state of Andhra Pradesh. He holds insightful experience in law enforcement and human rights.

MR AhmedFormer Director, APCA

Dr. MR Admed has served as the Director at The Academy of Prisons and Correctional Administration (APCA). He also held the position of IG of prisons in the state of Andhra Pradesh. He holds insightful experience in law enforcement and human rights.

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