Yogita Bangar

Yogita Bangar


B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) (The NorthCap University, Gurgaon);

LL.M. (Human Rights) (National Law School of India University, Bangalore);

M.Phil. (Criminological Research) (University of Cambridge)

Born and brought up in Haryana, Yogita did her undergraduate degree in law from NorthCap University, Gurgaon. She then pursued LLM in Human Rights from NLSIU, Bangalore and qualified UGC-NET for Assistant Professor. At NLSIU, she was involved in various research projects at the Center for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies. She then did a nine-month interdisciplinary fellowship with Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore in urban practice.

Following this, she did her MPhil in Criminological Research from Cambridge University. For MPhil she wrote her thesis on the community justice system in India through a case study analysis of Khap Panchayats. Her research interest lies in legal pluralism, informal justice systems and their legitimacy in the post-colonial societies.