Sudha Bharadwaj is a trade-unionist, activist and lawyer who has lived and worked in Chhattisgarh for over three decades. She was a lawyer for the poor. After a Covid-19 outbreak in the prisons of Maharashtra, Sudha Bharadwaj filed bail applications in front of Sessions, High Court and Supreme Court seeking interim bail on the grounds the comorbidities she suffers from various health issues. Both the Sessions and the Hon’ble High Court rejected the bail applications.
Sudha Bharadwaj’s career
Sudha has been associated with the trade union movement in Chhattisgarh for more than 25 years. She is the general secretary of the Chhattisgarh unit of the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), a member of Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS), and a founder-member of the Indian Association of People’s Lawyers (which is affiliated to the International Association of People’s Lawyers).
Unknown Facts About Sudha Bharadwaj
- She was born in Massachusetts in the United States but gave up her US citizenship at the age of 18 and returned to India.
- She studied at IIT-Kanpur and horrified at the condition of labourers in UP, Bihar and West Bengal, she decided to work for them and joined the Chhattisgarh Liberation Front in 1986 when it was still a part of Madhya Pradesh.
- On the 28th of August 2018, along with other lawyers, writers and activists, Sudha was arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case and put in jail under the UAPA law.
Relationship status of Sudha Bharadwaj
Sudha Bharadwaj Biography
|Real Name||Sudha Bharadwaj|
|Date of Birth||1961|
|Age||Yet to be updated|
|Father Name||Yet to be updated|
|Mother Name||Krishna Bharadwaj|
|Height||Yet to be updated|
|Weight||Yet to be updated|
|Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign||Not Known|
|Husband Name||Yet to be updated|
|Current City||Pune, Maharashtra, India|