Gautam Bhatia

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a lawyer who blogs on free speech, civil liberties and Indian constitutional law.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Remembering Babasaheb Ambedkar's forgotten legacy

He deserves to be remembered for overseeing the drafting of a Constitution that *not only* guaranteed individual freedom against overwhelming State power, *but* by framing Article 15(2), also aimed at tackling abuses of private societal power.

Gautam Bhatia
@gautambhatia88

POLITICS

 |   9-minute read

Section 66A: Why SC got rid of one of India's most oppressive censorship laws

The judgement plays a vital role in defending the freedom of speech and expression from authoritarian state action.

Gautam Bhatia
@gautambhatia88