Avadhuta Vamshi Krishna



Avadhuta Vamshi Krishna hails from the Warangal district of TelanganaVamshi NLUO. His father runs a small textile store in the village and earns an annual income of Rs. 40, 000 on which sustains the entire family. His mother is a housewife. Vamshi studied in Hyderabad at the Devnar Foundation’s school for the visually impaired. He was inspired to write the CLAT after the IDIA volunteers conducted a sensitization programme at his school. Vamshi’s congenital visual impairment did not come in the way of his lifelong dream of becoming a lawyer and now he is on the verge of taking his final steps towards fulfilling this dream. Vamshi loves to play chess in his free time. This resilient IDIA scholar’s hard work has finally paid off helping him to crack the CLAT 2012 and secure a seat at the National Law University Odisha.

Vamshi along with another scholar Chenna Reddy has taken part in Chess tournament in sports fest WBNUJS’s Invicta and reached the semi-finals in 2015 and were Runners Up in 2016. He has also reached the semi- finals in NLSIU’s Spiritus’15 for the same. Choosing to make the most of his vacations Vamshi has interned at Jyoti Sagar Associates in Hyderabad, the Andhra Pradesh Human Rights Commission and a judicial clerkship under Justice S. Muralidhar. He has also interned under Advocates, S.K. Rungta in Delhi and Lakshminarayan Reddy in the Andhra Pradesh High Court.

Vamshi is a sincere and diligent student and has made presentations with respect to disability rights. He aims to clear civil services examinations after law school. We wish him all the best!

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