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Chauhan, Rituraj Singh



  • Rituraj graduated with a B.A. LL.B. from Jindal Global Law School. He did his LL.M. in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice from Birkbeck, University of London. His LL.M. dissertation was a comparative analysis of the London Metropolitan Police Act of 1829 and the Indian Police Act of 1861. The aim of his project was to trace the colonial roots of the Indian police. During his time at JGU he served as the founding President of the History Society. He believes that law cannot be read in isolation with aesthetics, history, politics, and other social phenomena. He was also a part of the Critical Theory Summer School organised by the Birkbeck Institute of Humanities.

research overview

  • Rituraj’s areas of interest lie in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Policing, Racialisation, and Psychoanalytic Jurisprudence.

full name

  • Rituraj Singh Chauhan

primary email

  • rituraj[dot]singh[@]jgu[dot]edu[dot]in