Book Publication

Geetanjoy Sahu (2014), Environmental Jurisprudence and the Supreme Court: Litigation, Interpretation and Implementation, Orient BlackSwan Publication Ltd., New Delhi

Chapters in Edited Volume

  • Sharachchandra Lele and Geetanjoy Sahu (2017), Environment Governance in Future India: Principles, Structures and Pathways in Ashish Kothari and K J Joy (eds.), Alternative Futures: Unshackling India-Dialogue on India’s Future, New Delhi: Authorsupfront.
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2012), Judicialisation of Environmental Governance and its Implications, in Jayanta Bandyopadhyay, Kanchan Chopra and Nilanjan Ghosh (eds.) Environmental Governance: Approaches, Imperatives and Methods, New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publisher
  • Madhushree Sekhar and Geetanjoy Sahu (2011), Community Based Environmental Governance and Local Justice, in Global Civil Society Year book, 2010-2011, UK: Palgrave Publication Limited.


  • Journal Articles

  • Geetanjoy Sahu, Tushar Dash & Sanghamitra Dubey (2017), Political Economy of Community Forest Rights, Economic & Political Weekly, Vol.53, Issue no- 25-26, 24th June.
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2016), Impact of the National Green Tribunal on Environmental Governance in India: An Analysis of Methods and Perspectives, Journal of Environmental Law, Policy and Development, Issue-3, March, pp-28-56
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2014), Workers of Alang-Sosiya: A Survey of Working Conditions in a Ship-Breaking Yard, 1983-2013, Economic & Political Weekly, December 13, vol xlIX , no 50, pp 52-59
  • Armin Rosencraz & Geetanjoy Sahu (2014), Assessing the National Green Tribunal after Four Years, Journal of Indian Law and Society, Vol. 5 : Monsoon, pp: 191-200
  • Ratoola Kundu & Geetanjoy Sahu (2014), Selective Inclusions and Exclusions Land-Use Planning and Development in Ratnagiri, Economic & Political Weekly, November, 29, vol xlix no 48, pp 69-76
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2014), Why the Underdogs Came Out Ahead An Analysis of the Supreme Court’s Environmental Judgments, 1980-2010, Economic & Political Weekly, 25th January, vol xlix, No.4
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2011), The Implementation of Environmental Judgments, India Law News, American Bar Association of International Law, Vol.2, Issue 4, Fall 2011
  • Geetanjoy Sahu & Michelle Chawla (2011), Environmental Movement in Dahanu, Economic & Political Weekly, Vol - XLVI No. 49, December 03
  • Colin Gonsalves & Geetanjoy Sahu (2011), Litigating Against Corporations for Human Rights”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 46 No. 14 April 02 - April 08
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2010), Implementation of Environmental Judgments in Context: A Comparative Analysis of Dahanu Thermal Power Plant Pollution Case in Maharashtra and Vellore Leather Industrial Pollution Case in Tamil Nadu, Law, Environment and Development (LEAD), International Environmental Legal Research Centre, London, December.
  • Geetanjoy Sahu & Armin Rosencranz (2009), Court Appointed Monitoring Committees: The Case Study of Dahanu Taluka Environmental Protection Authority, Law, Environment and Development (LEAD), International Environmental Legal Research Centre, London, No. 5/2, December
  • Armin Rosencranz & Geetanjoy Sahu (2009), National Green Tribunal Bill, 2009: Suggestions for Improvement, Economic and Political Weekly, November 30-07 December.
  • Armin Rosencranz, Geetanjoy Sahu & Vyom Raghuvanshi (2009),Whither the National Environmental Appellate Authority! Economic and Political Weekly, August 29-03 September.
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2008), Public Interest Environmental Litigations in India: Contributions and Complications, Indian Journal of Political Science, October-December.
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2008), Green Courts in India, Journal of National Law University, Lucknow, Vol.1, October
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2008), Implications of Indian Supreme Court’s Innovations for Environmental Jurisprudence, Law, Environment and Development (LEAD), International Environmental Legal Research Centre, London, Vol.4, No. 1.
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2008), Mining in Niyamgiri Hills and Tribal Rights, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLIII, No. 15, April 12-18
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2006), Environmental Governance in India, ICFAI Journal of Environmental Law, July-Sept
  • K S Narayanan & Geetanjoy Sahu (2004), Electoral Reforms towards Strengthening the Democratic Process in India, Journal of Administrative Process, Volume XXXI, No.2, July-December.
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2004), Institutional Transformation in India: With Special Reference to Changing Role of Judiciary, Young Indian, August 21-27, 2004.
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2004), Relevance of Judicial Activism in India, Young Indian, March 6-12.

  • Working/Discussion Paper & Project Reports

  • Geetanjoy Sahu & Prerna Chaurashe (2016), Implementation of Community Forest Rights in Gondia District of Maharashtra: An Analysis of Process and Impact, Discussion Paper Series 1, 2016, Centre for Science, Technology & Society, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2014), Assessment of Working and Living Conditions of Workers in Hazardous Industries- A Study of Alang-Sosiya Ship Breaking Industries, Gujarat, Supported by the National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi (Project Report)
  • Land Conflicts in India: An Interim Analysis, November 2016, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Rights and Resource Initiative (RRI), Washington
  • Forest Rights Act After Ten Years in Maharashtra, Community Forest Rights-Learning Advocacy (CFR-LA) 2017, Maharastra Forest Rights Group
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2013), Environmental Regulatory Authorities in India: An Assessment of State Pollution Control Boards, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, (Project Report)
  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2007), People’s Participation in Environmental Protection, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Working Paper Series, No. 180, 2007

  • Newspaper and Popular Journals

  • Thirty Years After Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Environmental Injustice Continues, The Statesman, 4th December, 2014
  • How effective are Environmental PILs? Down To Earth, November 15, 2011 (Co-authored)

  • Book Review

  • The Coal Nation: Histories, Ecologies and Politics of Coal in India edited by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2014; pp 348, Economic & Political Weekly, February 21, 2015 vol l no 8, pp 29-31

  • Forthcoming Papers

  • Geetanjoy Sahu (2018), Mining, Forest Rights and Tribals: The Vedanta Case and Beyond in Phillipe Cullet and Sujith Koonan (eds.) Research Handbook on Law, Environment and Poverty, Environment, Law and Poverty, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  • Conference Proceeding Papers

  • Institutional Response to Industrial Pollution: A Case Study of Patancheru, Workshop Proceeding, Indian Environmental Congress, 2004.
  • Environmental Movements and the Indian Judiciary, Workshop Proceeding, Environment Resource and Resistance, Department of Sociology, Mumabi University, January 21-22, 2016