Advocate, Bombay High Court
Executive Director, Human Rights Law Network
A graduate from ILS Law College, Kranti was he was associated with different HRLN offices during his law college days. Thus, joining HRLN seemed natural after Law College. Kranti was posted at Andaman and Nicobar office as the coordinator in 2005 where he litigated a broad portfolio of issues including coordinating the Tsunami Response Program. Subsequently moving to the Mumbai office of HRLN, Kranti assumed the role of Director, Maharashtra in 2008. He has facilitated a wide range of litigation; such as food security, healthcare, and right of the indigenous, sexual minorities, and foreign nationals, persons with disabilities, environmental issues, governance, labour, women and children among others. He takes special interest in using the law to combat violence that women face within the domestic, workplaces and society at large. Kranti is the Executive Director of HRLN since 2014. He works extensively with young lawyers, across various cities in India and heads HRLN’s fellows program and students for human rights, and encourages the participation of young people with access to justice programs.