Karuna Nundy on Shreya Singhal v. Union of India

5:30–7:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi

May
8

The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy hosted the third talk in their 'Great Cases' series, by Advocate, Ms. Karuna Nundy on the recent Supreme Court decision of Shreya Singhal v. Union of India that struck down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and dealt with larger issues of freedom of speech and censorship. In the aforementioned case, Ms. Nundy appeared on behalf of the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), an NGO that defends civil liberties and human rights.

Ms. Nundy has an Economics degree from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, a law degree from the University of Cambridge, and an LL.M. from Columbia Law School. She specialises in commercial dispute resolution and human rights litigation.

At the talk, Ms. Nundy spoke about her experience in the aforementioned case along with its implications in relation to free speech.