Lokniti (लोकनीति: Public Policy) is a blog conceptualized, written and managed by the participants of Masters of Public Policy Programme at the National Law School of India University. This blog is actively managed by the editorial board that works to provide a platform to participants of this programme to share their policy insights that emanate from classroom debates and discussions and which deserves greater visibility and dissemination.

Suggestions, comments, opinions are eagerly solicited and is critical to maintaining the participatory spirit of this blog. A separate section titled the ‘Letters to editor’, will feature some of the letters and opinions for the benefit of the readers of this blog.

All communication is requested to be addressed to lokniti@nls.ac.in

Happy reading, engaging and deliberating!


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