Eklavya studied political science and later law from the University of Delhi. He then read for his LLM at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC, USA enabled through the Georgetown Law Merit scholarship.
His LLM was focused on International Environment and Health Law. Eklavya has over 7 years of work experience in India and the USA. In the US, Eklavya worked as a Graduate research associate at the O’Neill Institute for Global Health Law and was a law clerk at the American Bar Association. In India, Eklavya worked for Lawyers Collective, a social enterprise law firm on issues of sexual harassment at the workplace and domestic violence. He then clerked with Justice S. Muralidhar at the High Court of Delhi where his work comprised of working on criminal law and the death penalty. Eklavya has also worked as counsel in the chambers of former Solicitor General of India, Gopal Subramanium. His last professional engagement before joining FAU was with the Indian Institute for Human Settlements where he worked as a Senior associate-legal on issues of Urban Law. Eklavya is the co-founder of Neev foundation, a public charitable trust which provides free legal aid to the lesser privileged in the Delhi-NCR area in India. For the past year, he has been in Prof. Anuscheh Farahat’s team at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg for his doctorate in law through a scholarship from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Eklavya’s research interests are in the are of Constitutional law and climate litigation. His proposed doctoral thesis is on the same lines.