Adrija Ghosh from the Class of 2021 WBNUJS has been awarded the Rhodes Scholarship for the year 2022.
With this achievement, Adrija will be sharing the ranks of other Rhodes Scholars from the University which includes Shibani Ghosh from the Class of 2006, Amba Kak from the Class of 2013, Gauri Pillai from the Class of 2017, and Mihika Poddar from the Class of 2019.
In her five years at NUJS, Adrija took an active interest in mooting and was also an Associate Member of the NUJS Law Review for two years. In her final year, she served as an Editor of the Journal of Indian Law and Society and was the Director of various academic societies, during her time at NUJS.
Adrija’s interests lie in the areas of equality law and human rights law, having extensively written and researched on topics like the constitutionality of the marital rape exemption. She is currently working as a Consultant (Research), on projects related to the death penalty, at Project 39A, National Law University, Delhi.