To add there was the lived experience of sexism in the male-dominated institute. The first chargesheet filed spanning 5000 pages was filed by the Pune Police on 15 November 2018 against the 6th June arrestees. When the BJP Government of Sunderlal Patwa fell in MP, the Congress referred 16 cases of industrial disputes of the Bhilai contract workers movement to the Industrial Court. [6] In Chattisgarh, where Sudha led the legal fight against Adani's coal mines, around 9 blocks were put up for auction despite opposition from the State Government. In spite of losing Niyogi in the trying circumstances, the intensely democratic movement did manage to continue even though it splintered. 19.3k Followers, 86 Following, 73 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Susank Bharadwaj (@susank.bharadwaj) Sudha’s mother, Krishna Bharadwaj, who was an important influence in her life, was a well known academic, who had founded the Centre for Economics Studies and Planning at Jawaharlal Nehru University. The Janhit team has handled more than two hundred legal cases which include cases of industrial workers, land acquisition matters, false criminal cases against activists and people’s movements, forest rights cases, environmental cases, and habeas corpus and police atrocity cases. Tags: TV anchor, Latest Photos, Selfie, Telugu. [33][34][35] On the 9th of October, 2020, the NIA filed over 10,000 page supplementary chargesheet against the recently arrested. Sudha fought a variety of other cases - she sided with the farmers in and around Raipur when their lands were being indiscriminately taken under the Naya Rajdhani Project of the Chhattisgarh Government. Raids were also conducted in the houses of Advocate Surendra Gadling and Rights activist Rona Wilson, neither of whom were originally named in the FIR. Spontaneous protests and bandhs were called across Maharashtra, following which around 3000 Dalits were arrested in the state. Notably, she fought along with the safai karmacharis in Bilaspur and Bhilai to resist the efforts to resist efforts of the Government to systematically contractualise them and deprive them of housing to benefit crony contractors. [7][8][9] Prime minister Modi himself launched the auction.[10][11]. [23] The majority judgement on September 28, 2018 dismissed the plea, Justice D. Y. Chandrachud in his dissenting judgment chided the investigating agencies for disregarding procedure and law and also said that there is a “serious bone of contention regarding the authenticity of  the evidence.”[24]. Susank Bharadwaj 1. Her father passed away during her time in jail. Sudha played an important role as a paralegal and union worker in the trial of the murder of Shankar Guha Niyogi and the workers organization Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha was granted the status of assistance to prosecution. Issues of health and campaigns against alcoholism became trademarks of the movement, setting it apart from mainstream trade union politics. Sudha was part of a small but dynamic collective of lawyers known as Janhit. Nine months after her arrest, Sudha was among 21 women honoured by the Harvard Law School in 2019 on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Two more people were arrested from – senior academic and Nagpur University professor, Dr. Shoma Sen and anti-displacement activist from Bharat Jan Andolan, Mahesh Raut, who is also a former Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellow (PMRDF). [38] Both the Sessions and the Hon’ble High Court rejected the bail applications.