Disha Wadekar

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Disha Wadekar is an independent advocate practicing in the Supreme Court of India. She has previously worked as an associate at the chambers of Sr. Adv. Indira Jaising on constitutional bench matters including the Sabarimala case and the Jarnail Singh (reservation in promotions) case. Wadekar has also headed a legal resource center set up under a project by London School of Economics. She has worked as a Consultant Advocate for the Death Penalty Project at National Law University, Delhi, and Centre for Women’s Development Studies, New Delhi.She is the co-founder and President of CEDE- an organisation working towards a diverse and inclusive legal profession and the judiciary. She regularly writes for various media platforms on the dynamics of law and marginalisation.