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    Concluded National training programme on Prisoners' Rights

    Date: 29/06/2018 - 01/07/2018

    Venue: O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana

    Organised by Human Rights Law Network’s Centre for Constitutional Rights, India, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), International Bridges to Justice India (IBJ), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), India Vision Foundation (IVF)

    Media Partner: Latest Laws.com

     

    Day – 1: Friday: June 29

    Time

    Issues

    Resource person

    9 – 9:20

    Inaugural Session

    ·   Dr. Y.S.R. Murthy, Registrar

    JGU

    ·   Colin Gonsalves, Founder, HRLN

    9:20 – 10:00

    Overview of prison reforms

    Mr. Chaman Lal, Former Special Rapporteur, National Human Rights Commission

    10:00 – 11:30

    Prison conditions

     

    ·   Prof. Vijay Raghavan (Maharashtra) Moderator

    ·   Avni Bahri, National Commission for Women

    ·   Sabika Abbas Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

    ·   Adv Tapan Vahal (U.P.)

    ·   Adv Anshu Raj Singh (Bihar)

    ·   Adv Jyotiranjan Senapati (Odisha)

    ·   Raja Bagga, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

    11:30 – 11:45

    Tea Break

    11:45 – 1:00

    Prison Legal Aid Schemes

     

    ·   Mr. Justice A.K. Mittal (Chair and Moderator)

    ·   Shri Alok Agarwal, Member Secretary, National Legal Services Authority 

    ·   Shri Sanjiv Jain, Member Secretary, Delhi State Legal Service Authority

    1:00 – 2:00

    Lunch

    2:00 – 3:00

    Vulnerable categories

    ·             Mentally ill

    ·             Disabled, sick, old, terminally ill

     

    ·   Dr. Nimesh Desai, The Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences (Moderator)

    ·   Ms. Seema Baquer

    ·   Shri Nipun Malhotra, NIPMAN Foundation

    ·   Dr. Sandeep Govil

    ·   Dr. Anbu Dorai, The Banyan

    3:00 – 4:00

    ·             Women in custody and women with children

    ·             Juveniles

    ·             Foreign nationals

     

     

    ·   Ms. Vimalaa Mehra (Ex. DG, Tihar) (Chair and Moderator)

    ·   Adv. Anu Narula

    ·   Dr. Rajesh Kumar (SPYM)

    ·   Adv. Ajay Verma

    ·   Ms. Palak Chaudhari, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

    4:00 – 4:15

    Tea Break

    4:15 – 5:15

     

     

     

     

    Checking unnecessary detention

    ·             Arrest procedures

    ·             Role of magistrate

    ·             Role of lawyers

    ·   Prof. Vijay Raghavan, TISS (Moderator)

    ·   Mr. Raja Bagga, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

    ·   Mr. Ajay Verma, (IBJ)

    5:15 – 6

    SC: re: Inhuman conditions in prisons

    Adv Gaurav Agrawal (Amicus)

    6 – 6:30

    Tea Break

     

    6:30 – 7:15

    Role of students in prison legal aid

     

    ·   Prof. Ajay Pandey, JGU (Moderator)

    ·   Ms. Amrita Paul, CHRI

    ·   Dr. Garima Tiwari, Bennett University

    7:15 – 8:30

    Lawyers from the Legal Services Authorities speak

     

    Coordinator: Colin Gonsalves

    Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Jammu & Kashmir

     

    8:30 onwards

    Dinner

     

           

     

    Day – 2: Saturday: June 30, 2018

    Time

    Issues

    Resource person

    9 – 10:30

    Lawyers from the Legal Services Authorities speak

     

    Coordinator: Colin Gonsalves

    Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh,  Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Manipur, Assam, Nagaland

    10:30 – 11:15

    How to do a PIL on prisoners’ rights

    Colin Gonsalves, Founder, HRLN

    11:15 – 11:30

    Tea Break

    11:30 – 12:15

    Custodial Torture

     

    ·   Prof. (Dr.) Y.S.R. Murthy, Registrar, JGU  (Moderator) 

    ·   Shri D. Suresh Kumar, IAPL

    12:15 – 1:15

    Deaths in prisons

     

    ·   Adv Sunil Gupta (Moderator)

    ·   Dr. Murali Karnam

    ·   Shri Pupul Dutta, NHRC

    ·   Adv Navkiran Singh, LFHRI

    1:15 – 2:15

    Lunch

    2:15 – 3:45

    Undertrial Review Committees

     

     

     

     

    Sentence Review Boards

    ·   Shri S.S. Rathi, NALSA (Chair and Moderator)

    ·   Shri Sunil Chauhan, NALSA

    ·   Ms. Sugandha Shankar, CHRI

    ·   Shri Narendra Singh, Secretary, LSA

     

     

    ·   Adv Sunil Gupta, HRLN

    3:45 – 5:00

    Political prisoners

    Prisoners in conflict zones

     

    ·   Adv Arun Fereira (Chair and Moderator)

    ·   Adv Kishore Narayan, Chhattisgarh

    ·   Adv Amarnath Pandey, Chhattisgarh

    ·   Ms. Soni Sori, Chhattisgarh

    ·   Adv Shah Faizal, Kashmir

    ·   Adv Shadab Ansari, Jharkhand

    5:00 – 5:30

    Tea break

    5:30 – 6:30

    Parallel Session: 1

    Visitor’s Boards

     

     

     

     

    Parallel Session: 2 (Auditorium)

    Changes needed in the Model Prison Manual

     

     

    Parallel Session: 3

    Lok Adalats & Jail Adalats

     

     

    ·   Ms. Madhurima Dhanuka, CHRI (Moderator)

    ·   Adv Navkiran Singh, LFHRI

    ·   Adv Ritu Kumar, HRLN

     

     

    ·   Shri B.V. Trivedi, former Dy. Director, BPR&D (Moderator)

    ·   Ms. Sugandha Shankar, CHRI

    ·   Adv Sunil Gupta, HRLN

     

    ·   Shri S.S. Rathi, NALSA

    ·   Adv Silvin Kale, Prayas

    ·   Shri Narendra Singh, Secretary, LSA

    6:30 – 7:00

    Reports of the Parallel Sessions

    7:00 – 8:00

    ·             Interaction between lawyers & clients

    ·             Visitation rights of families

    ·   Adv Silvin Kale, Prayas  (Moderator)

    ·   Shri Ravindra Vaidya, Varhad

    ·   Shri Ravi Srivastva, IVF

    8:00 pm onwards

    Dinner

     

    Day – 3: Sunday: July 1, 2018

    Time

    Issues

    Resource person

    9:00 – 9:30

    Presidential Address

    Prof. Dr. C. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, JGU

    9:30 – 10:00

    Guest of Honour: Vision for prison reform

    Her Excellency Dr. Kiran Bedi, Lt. Governor, Puducherry

    10:00 – 11:00

    Experiences of senior prison officials

     

    ·        Shri Ajay Kashyap, DG, Tihar (Moderator)

    ·        Dr. Upneet Lalli, Director, RICA

    ·        Shri Harinder Singh, SP, Jind, Haryana

    11:00 – 11:15

    Tea Break

    11:15 – 1:00

    Leading judgments on prisoners’ rights

     

    ·        Dr. Mrinal Satish, NLUD

    ·        Dr. Aparna Chandra, NLUD

    1:00 – 2:00

    Lunch

    2:00 – 3:15

    Role of lawyers in protecting human rights of prisoners

     

    ·        Dr. Vageshwari Deswal, Faculty of Law, DU

    ·        Ms. Madhurima Dhanuka, CHRI

    ·        Adv Sunil Gupta, HRLN

    3:15 – 4:15

    Legal representation of death row prisoners

    Prof. Shreya Rastogi, NLUD

    4:15 – 4:30

    Tea Break

    4:30 – 5:15

    Prison wages, Victim Compensation fund/Victim Welfare Fund

     

    ·   Shri Santosh Upadhyaya

    ·   Shri B.V. Trivedi, Former Dy. Dir., BPR&D

    ·   Dr. K.K. Gupta, DIG Prisons, Chhattisgarh

    5:15 – 5:30

    Address by Vice Chancellor

    Prof. Dr. C. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, JGU

    5:30 – 7:00

    Plan of action for PILs in the High Courts and the Supreme Court

    ·         Adv Ajay Verma, IBJ (Moderator)

    ·         Adv Silvin Kale, Prayas, TISS

    ·         Archana Rupwate, HRLN

    ·         Ms. Amrita Paul, CHRI

    ·         Prof. (Dr.) Y.S.R. Murthy, Registrar, JGU

    ·         Adv Pragya Parijat Singh, HRLN

    7:00 – 7:30 

    Presentation of certificates to participants

    Prof. (Dr.) Y.S.R. Murthy, Registrar, JGU

    7:30 pm onwards

    Dinner

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