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Assistant Professor

Ph.D, LL.M.,LL.B. (Hons.) (University of Delhi)
Room No. 122, Law Centre - I, Faculty of Law

Research Interests

Islamic Law, Marriage Laws, and Women Rights


Meena Kumari is Assistant Professor at Law Centre-1, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. She was also selected for the post of Assistant Professor by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission in 2018. She has obtained her LL.B. from Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, the University of Law in 2013 and LL.M. from Faculty of Law, the University of Delhi in 2015. She holds Junior Research Fellowship awarded by UGC, India. She has obtained her Ph.D. from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi on the topic - An Insight into Law of Talaq in Muslim Personal Law in India: A Comparative Study with SAARC and ASEAN Countries. Her areas of interest include Islamic law, marriage laws, women rights, and procedural laws. Recently, she received the award of Best Early Career Paper in Law for presenting the paper titled Changing Perspective of Hindu Marriage at an International Conference organized by the Institute of Humanities, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK with the Journal of Legal History (Routledge London). 


  1. A Quest for ‘Substantive Equality’: A Narrative Beyond Shayara Bano Judgment, ILI Law Review, Summer Issue (2021) 263-284, 2021(with PK Naseema)
  2. Missing Discourse on Triple Talaq and Debate on Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019,  (2020) AILJ Vol. 13. 112-123.
  3. Enactment of Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act 2019: Omitted Discussion, in Book titled Public Policy in India edited by Furqan Ahmad, ISBN:978-81-87393-67
  4. A Comparative Insight into the Property Rights of women in India 13 IJHRL 249 2016
  5. A Glimpse of Property Rights of Women under Hindu Law,  12 JWIPR 215 2016
  6. Relevancy of Ambedkar’s Gender Justice via Hindu Code Bill-1948, In Present Debate on Uniform Civil Code, 12 IJHRJ 227 2016