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Sudha Bharadwaj honoured by Harvard Law School

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New Delhi: Harvard Law School has named jailed civil rights lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj as one of 21 "women inspiring change' in its annual Harvard Law International Women's Day Portrait Exhibit.

Sudha was arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case in August and is currently in a prison in Pune.

Lawyer Menaka Guruswamy, who in the Supreme Court argued against parts of Section 377 will also be featured in the exhibition.

21 honorees were nominated by Harvard Law School students, faculty or staff.

Sudha Bharadwaj is a human rights lawyer who has worked for several decades in Chhattisgarh. She was arrested in connection with an investigation into a public meeting that was organised before caste-related violence erupted at Bhima Koregaon near Pune on January 1, 2018.

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