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Arvind Jain’s Analysis

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In the Name of Justice

More than a century ago, Regina Guha was working towards fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming a lawyer in the city of Calcutta. She was one of the four daughters of Priyamohan Guha – a criminal lawyer. After completing her MA, Regina joined Calcutta University’s law, which had been established in 1909. She completed the course, passed the exam, was awarded the degree, and the very next day, she filled in the form seeking licence to practise as a lawyer. She deposited the requisite fee in the government exchequer.

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Arvind Jain

Arvind Jain (born 7 December 1953) is an advocate in the Supreme Court. He is known for his writing centred on 'women, society and the law in India'. 'Aurat hone ka Saja', 'Uttaradhikar Banam Putradhikar', 'Nyayachetrey Anayachetrey', 'Yaun Hinsa Aur Nyaya ki Bhasha' and 'Aurat: Astitva aur Asmita' are his thought-provoking works on women and the law. He has also published a collection of short stories, 'Lapata Ladki'. He is a member of the expert committee set up by the Government of India for drafting a Bill to tackle crime against children. He was awarded 'Sahityakaar Sammaan' (by the Delhi government) in the year 1999-2000 and 'Rashtriya Shamsher Sammaan' in the year 2001

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