Dr Azimkhan B Pathan UPES Staff

Dr. Azimkhan B. Pathan

Associate Professor

BBA LLB (Gold Medalist), SGT Amravati University, Maharashtra

LLM (Gold Medalist), RTM Nagpur University, Maharashtra 

Ph.D. (International Environmental Law), RTM Nagpur University, Maharashtra

CIPR, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi

Area of Specialization

Constitutional Law, Environmental Law and Jurisprudence

Research & Publication

The research article entitled “A Vanishing Jurisprudence of the Independence of Judiciary: An Analysis with Reference to Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014” published in ITMU Law Review, June 2015, (ISSN-2321-9904).

A Chapter in edited book entitled “Gender Issues and Challenges in 21st Century”, published by Satyam Law International, 2015 (ISBN- 9789382823209)

Book co-authored entitled “Protection and Conservation of Biodiversity: Legal Regime (National and International Perspective), published by CEHRRA Publication Nagpur, 2013 (ISBN-9789351268543).

Prepared Bench Memorial and Research Material for assisting Judges in 7th Justice Hidayatullah Memorial National Moot Court Competition organized by HNLU, New Raipur from 17th October to 19th October 2014.

Designed Course Modules & Syllabus for Subjects Biodiversity & Legal Order and Environment and Development for LL.M., Environmental Law Specialization in Hidayatullah National Law University, New Raipur, (2013).

Research Paper published in International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management under the caption “Water Policy and Water Laws in India with Special Emphasis on its Enforcement in Ground Water Sector: Challenges and Solutions”, 2014.

Research Article published in Theme Journal of Climate Change by Raisoni Law School, Nagpur, India under the caption of “Rising Global Warming and Issue of Climate Change: National and International Perspective”, 2010.

Research Paper published by Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi under the caption of “Emerging Concept of Global Warming and Issue of Climate Change: National and International Scenario”, 2010.

Research Article published in Journal of Human Rights, Jaripatka, Nagpur, India under the caption of “Legalization of Same Sex Marriages and Homosexuality in India: A Human Right Approach”, 2009.

Research Article published in FESTCHRIFT in the honour of Dr. (Ms.) Thrity D. Patel on the topic of “Whether Human Right to Clean and Pollution Free Environment Exist?”, 2008.

Research work conducted on the topic of “Protection and Conservation of Biodiversity: National and International Perspective” under the guidance of Dr. (Miss.) Thrity D. Patel, Prof. & Head of the Department of Law, Dean Faculty of Law, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.

Socio-legal Research study conducted on the topic of “Domestic Waste and Disposal Techniques: A Socio-legal Study Conducted in Kamptee Area With Special Reference to Environment Protection Act, 1986” under the guidance and supervision of Dr. (Miss.) Thrity D. Patel, Prof. & Head of the Department of Law, Dean Faculty of Law, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.

Research Article published and available on the Internet on the topic of “I. R. Cohelo vs. State of Tamilnadu: An Analysis of the Case Relating to 9th Schedule under Indian Constitution”. It is available on the website,

Research Article published on the burning problem on the topic of “Domestic Waste: Hazard to the Life and its Effect on Human Beings” available on website,

Research Article on the emerging topic of “Legal Dimensions of Information Technology in the Millennium” published and available on the website.

Book in the memory of Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer entitled “Human Rights, Constitutionalism and Rule of Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges”, Satyam Law International Pub., New Delhi, 2017, (ISBN: 9789382823551).

Co-investigator for Research Project on ‘Ethanol Blending: Legal and Market Barriers in India’, UPES, Dehradun-PLR New Delhi Research Project, 2017

Research Paper published in the Proceeding of International Conference on Law and Policy, Young Global Publications, New Delhi, 2016 (ISBN: 9788188274673). 

Research Article published in International Human Rights Journal, Volume 4-Issue 1 (ISSN 2320-6942) entitled “Pyramid Theory vis-à-vis Crime Engineering”.

Research Article entitled “Media Trial as a Fusion of Inquisitorial System of Administration of Justice: The Way Forward, HNLU Journal of Law and Social Sciences, Satyam Law International, Vol. 1, Jan.-Dec., 2014 (ISSN:2347-839X). 

Resource Person for the World Bank organized Workshop on Business and Sustainability by the IIM Kashipur and FRI deemed University, Dehradun on 15th June, 2016. 

Resource Person for Faculty Development Program, CoLS, UPES, Dehradun, U.K. India on Jan. 5th, 2017.

Presented Research Paper entitled “Pyramid Theory vis-à-vis Crime Engineering with Special Reference to Crimes against Women in Person” in International Conference on Social Science organized in Goa, Maharashtra on 3rd March to 5th March, 2016.

Presented Research Paper entitled “Livelihood Challenges of Farmers in South Asian countries and Climate Change Regime” organized by National Law University, Patiala on 3rd March, 2016.

Achievements & Awards : 

Honored by Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board, Government of Chhattisgarh (India) for providing extension service in the field of Environmental Law on 2nd December 2014, on National Pollution Control Day.

Honored by Rajeev Gandhi Ground Water Research and Training Institute (wing of Central Ground Water Board, Government of India), May 2013 for providing valuable extension service in training programmes.

Recipient of Three Gold Medals in the LL.B. Examination held in the year 2005 by the Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati. Awarded by the hands of Padmshri. Dr. Vijay Bhatkar & Dr. Kamal Singh, Vice- Chancellor, Amravati University. Conferred by University with following Gold Medals:

Barrister T.S. Patil Gold Medal.

Late Mr. A.S. Athalye Gold Medal.

Late Mrs. Champadevi Malani Gold Medal.

Declared as the First Merit from Nagpur University in LL.M. Degree Examination 2008 and conferred by Governor of Maharashtra State with following Gold Medals:

Ex-Prime Minister Late Shri P.V. Narsimha Rao Memorial Gold Medal.

Justice B.A. Masodakar Memorial Foundation Gold Medal.

Late Shri. R.L. Jankhiwale (Advocate), Wardha Smarak Gold Medal.

Shri. N.V. Satheya Birth Centenary Gold Medal.

Recipient of “Maulana Abul Kalam Azaad Merit Award” and Prize of 11,000 Rs. in the year 2005.

Honoured by the hands of Prof. Vasant Purke, Education Minister, Maharashtra as the “Best Student of N.S.S.” in the year 2002.

Awarded by the Hands of Justice K. J. Rohi, Judge, Bombay High Court, Nagpur Bench on the occasion of State Level Moot Competition held by S.P. Law College, Chandrapur, Distt. Nagpur in the year 2005.

Honoured by the hands of Shri. Sudhir Kale, District Judge, District Session Court, Amravati, in March 2006.