Tripti Tandon

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Tripti Tandon

Tripti Tandon is a  New Delhi based lawyer and Deputy Director with the Lawyers Collective, one of the oldest human rights organisation  in India.

In her over 15 years of association with the Lawyers Collective, Tripti has spearheaded the work on HIV, law and criminalisation, more specifically on drug policy and human rights. She mounted the constitutional challenge to the mandatory death penalty for repeat drug offences, initiated litigation for evidence based and human rights compliant drug dependence treatment and more recently, drafted legal  amendments to enable access to essential narcotic drugs. All of her work is reflected in the changes to the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, which the Indian Parliament adopted in 2014.    

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