Tag: ombudsman

Institution of Ombudsman-A Legislative and Judicial Outlook

By Sumit and Oshoneesh Waghmare, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, Telangana  Editor’s note:  An ombudsman is a public advocate who is usually appointed by the government, with a significant degree of independence, and is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints of maladministration or […]

Ombudsman: A Critical Appraisal

By Soumik Chakraborty Editor’s Note: An ombudsman is a person who acts as a trusted intermediary between either the state, elements of state or an organization, and some internal or external constituency, while representing not only but mostly the broad scope of constituent interests. Ombudsman is etymologically rooted in the Old Norse word umboðsmaðr, essentially meaning “representative”. In […]