About Us

Over the last 30 years or more, the civil rights movement in India has emerged as an autonomous voice in defense of civil liberties and democratic rights of our people. The Peoples Union for Democratic Rights, Delhi, is one such organisation. It came into existence in 1977 as the Delhi unit of a larger national forum,PUCLDR, and became PUDR on 1 February, 1981.

Press Releases

Sep 20 22:13

मोदी सरकार को किस बात का डर?

 पीपल्स यूनियन फॉर डेमोक्रेटिक राइट्स

Sep 19 23:23

PUDR Salutes Shri Bojja Tharakam

 People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR)

Sep 17 12:39

Resistance is Existence

Coordination of Democratic Rights Organization denounces the arrest of Khurram Parvez on the intervening night of 15-16 September at 12.30 AM from his house at Srinagar.

Sep 16 22:29

Between Innocence and Death:The case of Muslim under-trials accused of anti-state activities

PUDR strongly condemns the biased nature of investigations, the shortcomings of judicial processes, and the use of anti-democratic laws, which violate the fundamental freedoms of Muslim men accused of anti-state activity.

Aug 17 22:22

When Questions of Rights and Justice Become Seditious for a Democracy

 Peoples Union for Democratic Rights

Latest Publications

Sep 12 15:39

CDRO Campaign for Release of Political Prisoners

One of the foundational demands of the Civil Liberties and Democratic Rights organisations in India was the demand for release of all Political Prisoners. In contemporary India the demand has acquired a new salience as members/supporters of proscribed/banned organisations are being charged under draconian laws and/or under other IPC sections for their politics.


Sep 12 15:06

मौतों की फ़सल - बिहार के हत्याकांड और न्याय का सवाल

ग्रामीण बिहार में 1980 और 1990 के दशक में हुए हत्याकांडों के इतिहास के सन्दर्भ में और पीयूडीआर द्वारा किये गए अलग-अलग फैक्ट फाइंडिंग जांचों की मदद से, हम बिहार के गया ज़िले के बारा गाँव