Yugma Environmental Justice Clinic
Current & Past Work
Filed an RTI, Representation, and PIL in the Karnataka High Court for the Bangalore Peripheral Ring Road
The Karnataka Pollution Board issued an order on 31st August to hold online public consultation for the Bangalore PRR. This left out many without internet and technology access.
Our PIL asked for the 23 September consultation to be cancelled and other more accessible mediums to be used once COVID is lifted.
News Features: Deccan Herald, Bar&Bench, Live Law India, The Hindu
22-Page Detailed Letter to the MOEFCC to Withdraw the Draft EIA2020 Notification
Drafted by the Jindal Global Law School Legal Aid Clinic and signed by law college students and clinics from across the country. The letter included a detailed break-up of the draft along with suggestions for each shortcoming, supported by legal research and cases. You can read the letter HERE.
The Yugma Environmental Justice Clinic is a collective of law students across India working on legal solutions to achieve environmental justice. It aims to do so by (and not limited to):
Engaging in litigation
Policy research and advocacy
Engaging in ground-level discourse i.e legal rights and mechanisms (filing an RTI for example) awareness and campaigns.