Consultation on Juvenile Justice System: Children and Guardians in Prison

The Consultation was organized on 22nd November as a follow up of previous consultation on the same issue. Prof Sanjay Paswan, MLC and Coordinator, Prison Reforms Committee Bihar Legislative Council, Nisha Jha, former Chairperson, State Commission for protection of Child Rights, Bihar, Mukhtarul Haq, Bachpan Bachao Andolan, Santosh Upadhyaya, Bandi Adhikar Andolan, Sunil Jha Child Rights Activist, Praveen Kumar, Law Foundation Bihar, Santosh Kumar Advocate Patna High court and many other prominent activists and CSOs participated in the consultation. It was decided to undertake sustained advocacy campaign on the issue and form a delegation to meet IG prisons, Shri Mithilish Mishra. Dinbandhu Vats led the consultation on behalf of PAIRVI.