Arvind Narrain

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Constitutionalism
  • Human Rights
  • Legal History
  • Queer Rights


Arvind is a visiting faculty at the School of Policy and Governance.

He has been involved with research, writing and practice related to law and social concerns. He has done a bachelor’s in law from the National Law School of India University(NLSIU) followed by a masters in the University of Warwick on a Chevening scholarship. He is currently in the process of doing his PHD on Mapping the elements of an Ambedkarite jurisprudence’ at the NLSIU

He is the author of co-editor of Law Like Love: Queer perspectives on law as well as the Co-author of Breathing Life into the Constitution. He was also a part of the team of lawyers challenging Section 377 of the IPC right from the High Court in 2009 to the Supreme Court in 2018.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in law
  • Masters in Law in Development