Analysis of the Current Legal Framework for Civil Society in India

Published: May 2019

This report, written by Noshir H. Dadrawala for ICNL’s India nonprofit law reform workshops in December 2018, provides a detailed analysis of the regulation of nonprofit organizations in India. The report focuses on the obstacles that nonprofits face as a result of onerous regulation, including challenges to registration and termination and legal barriers to political activity, assembly, and foreign funding.

The accompanying briefer provides an overview of the report.

Other materials related to the India nonprofit law reform workshops:

Nonprofit Legal Reform in India: The Legal Treatment of For-Profit Entities and Other Approaches to the Reform Question (report & summary)