Call for Submissions for Working Document on Penal Law Reforms in India, by LexQuest Foundation: Submit by April 10


LexQuest Foundation is calling for submissions for making a working document on Penal Law reforms in India, invited by the Government of India.

About the Organisation

LexQuest Foundation (LQF) is a non-partisan, non-profit law & policy research and action organization established in 2014 in New Delhi. They conduct extensive legal and policy research and analysis to provide transformative solutions to public interest issues.

The organization defends the rights of the marginalized and seeks to extend and secure the civil liberties of all communities through legal & policy reform. It is dedicated to improving the public policy framework in our country to ensure sustainable development and growth for all citizens.

The LQF members strongly believe in the emancipatory potential of law, and through their multidisciplinary approach & intersectional initiatives, they ensure that our social & governance interventions have underpinnings of access to justice.

Call for Submissions

‘The government has initiated the process of consultations with stakeholders for amending Indian Penal Code (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the Indian Evidence Act, MoS (Home) Ajay Kumar Mishra today informed the RS.’


This is a call for submissions for recommendations you would like to make to the government panel working on these reforms. You can send in your recommendations to LQF, and to effectively channelize the process, they will be compiling the suggestions and sharing them with the said Panel. 

Each contributor’s name will be included in the Working Document sent by the Foundation to the Panel.


  • Each contributor will also receive a Certificate of Acknowledgement if their suggestion makes it to the Working Document prepared by us.
  • Best submissions will be published on LQF’s website as well. 

Formatting Guidelines

  1. Font used should be Times New Roman, Size 12. 
  2. Only Open Document Formats (editable) will be accepted. PDF submissions will not be considered. 
  3. Word Limit: 1200 Words
  4. Subject of Email: Submission for Working Document on Penal Laws Reform in India
  5. Co-Authorship is allowed; however, multiple authorship for the same Document is not allowed.
  6. The Author’s Name should be mentioned inside of the Document and in the main body of the email. 
  7. Once you have made the submission to us, the duplicate submission cannot be shared by you with any other platform unless we have informed you about not going ahead with your submission. 
  8. Only original work(s) will be considered. Our Team will reject plagiarized submissions. 

How to Submit?

Email ID on which the document needs to be shared:

Deadline for Submission

April 10, 2022

Note: There are no charges for your contribution or publication. 

Contact Information

Contact Number for resolution of queries: 8448922751

Click here for Lexquest Foundation’s opportunity.

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