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Ujjwal Kumar Singh University of Delhi, India

Ujjwal Kumar Singh is a Reader in the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, Delhi. He was earlier a Fellow at the Centre for Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi. He obtained his Masters degree from Delhi University, and PhD from School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He has written and published extensively on laws and institutions, electoral governance and issues concerning democratic rights. His articles have appeared in Economic and Political Weekly, Diogenes, Scienza & Politica, Ethnic Studies Report, Contemporary India and Indian Journal of Human Rights. He is the author of the books Political Prisoners in India (Oxford University Press, 1998, paperback 2001) and The State, Democracy and Anti-Terror Laws in India (Sage, 2007) and the co-editor of Towards Legal Literacy: An Introduction to the Law in India (Oxford University Press, 2008).