Prof. (Dr.) S. Surya Prakash

Vice-Chancellor


Department of Law

Prof. (Dr.) Kondaiah Jonnalagadda

Professor of Law

Dr. Kondaiah has more than Fifteen years of teaching and research experience. Previously, he worked as Associate Professor of Law at National Law University, Odisha. He was also associated with National Law Institute University, Bhopal (M.P.) as Assistant Professor of Law (September, 2006-April, 2016). He also has association with the Dept. of Legal Studies, University of Madras as Student, University Research Fellow (2002-05), Project Assistant in Chair in IPR, MHRD, GOI (2005-06,) and has also been Resource Person to the Institute of Distance Education, Madras University (2002-06) to deliver lectures on PCP programmes relating to Diploma in Law. Besides these academic and research endeavours, he has been participating in extra-academic activities. He has been the Visiting Faculty to Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (2009), RMNLU, Lucknow(2009), KIIT, Odisha (2014), and the Institute of Company Secretaries Institute, Chennai (2005-06).


Dr. Tanaya Tarai

OSD (Academics)

Dr. Tanaya Tarai is the Officer on Special Duty for academics at MNLU-Aurangabad. She has more than Seventeen years of teaching experience. Previously, she served as the Vice-Principal of Ganjam Law College. She has done her Ph.D. in Law from Berhampur University, Odisha. She has taught courses like Contracts, Administrative Law, Intellectual Property Rights Law, etc. She has a number of publications in reputed law journals on topics like Copy Right to Computer Software a Legal Studies, Rights or Curse in Disguise, Abuse of Position and Rights of Girl Child, Protection of Rights of Migrant Labours- With reference to Odisha, The National and International Norms and Treaties for Old age Protection, Identifying Common Strength for Legal Aid and Legal Empowerment to strengthen Access to Justice in India, Supreme Court rules over cooling period for divorce under Hindu Marriage Act, Free legal Aid in India & Role of Judiciary, Martal Rape:A Comparative International Legal Studies, Advantage of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility): A Case Study on Development programme in Tribal Areas of Odisha and Jharkhand and also authored several books dealing with the issues of women, children, and South Asian Trade Laws & Indo-Sri Lanka Free Trade to her credit. She was also working as Legal Officer in a Sri Lanka bassed company, served as Social Worker for the Lok-Adalat cases and associated with the District Legal Services Authority as a Trainer to the PLVs.


Ashok Panditrao Wadje

Asst. Professor

Mr. Ashok Wadje did his graduation in Law from S.R.T.M. University, Nanded, and LL.M. specialising in Business & Cyber Laws from Symbiosis Law School, Symbiosis International University, Pune. He has cleared National Eligibility Test (N.E.T.) in Law subject, and presently he is pursuing Ph.D. course in Cyber Crime Law area from Symbiosis International University, Pune. Besides academic accomplishments and achievements, he has published several research papers & articles in Journals of national as well as international repute. He has also participated in several Seminars, Conferences, Workshops, Refresher Courses and Faculty Development Programmes. Before joining Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad, he was working as an Assistant Professor of Law, in National Law University, Jodhpur (NLU-J). Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor of Law, in Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad (MNLU-A). He has also been involved in number of Community Lawyering Programmes and Legal Aid & Services activities. Activities such as research work in Geographic Indications (GI) for the GI Stakeholders, Indo-American Project on Legal Aid and Services in collaboration with City University New York, Law School, New York on the Rights of Sex Workers and also worked in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority, District & Sessions Court, on several projects of Legal Aid and Legal Services.


Smt. Kranti Laxmi Mudiraj

Asst. Professor

Smt. Kranti Laxmi Mudiraj completed her LLB from SRTM University, Nanded and PG in Law from Dr. BAMU, Aurangabad. She completed her NET. She has completed PG Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence and Forensic Science and Diploma in Intellectual Property Law from Dr. BAMU, Aurangabad. She is pursuing Ph. D. in SRTM University, Nanded. Before joining National Law University she worked in Dr. Ambedkar College of Law, Aurangabad and Narayanrao Chavan Law College, Nanded.

Department of English

Ms. Mahenaz Azizul Haque

Asst. Professor

Mahenaz Haque is an Assistant Professor of English at Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad. She has done her graduation and post-graduation in English Literature from Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur. She cleared SET in 2016 in first attempt. She holds an M. Phil. degree from Gondwana University, Gadchiroli (Maharashtra). She has taught English at graduate and post-graduate level. She has keen interest in extra-curricular activities. She believes in encouraging students to use English language as a means of communication in order to give voice to diverse ideas and opinions, conducive for social interaction.

Department of Sociology

Rahul Pandurang Kosambi

Asst. Professor

Rahul Pandurang Kosambi completed his graduation from Mumbai University and M.A. (Sociology) from Mumbai University. He completed NET. He was awarded Sahitya Academy Yuva Puraskar 2017 for his book ‘UBHA- AADAVA’. He is pursuing Ph. D. and the area of his research is “New Dalit Middle Class: Negotiations, Identity and Politics.” His interest involves study of caste- class and religion in socio- political processes and moments in India and Maharashtra. He has published extensively on these topics regularly in reputed Marathi Journals.

Department of History

Deeksha Padmakar Ingle

Asst. Professor

Deeksha Padmakar Ingle obtained her B.A. graduation from Mumbai University with specialization in Ancient Indian Culture. She obtained her M.A. in History from IGNOU, New- Delhi. She cleared SET.


Department of Economics

Akash Mangesh Shahapure

Teaching Assistant

Akash Mangesh Shahapure completed his B.A. graduation from S.R.T.M. University, Nanded and M.A. in Economics from S.R.T.M. University, Nanded. He has cleared SET in the subject Economics. He has cleared National Eligibility Test (N.E.T.) in the subject Economics.


Department of Political Science

K.Vinay Kumar

Teaching Assistant

K.Vinay Kumar completed his B.Sc. graduation from Andhra University and M.A. in Political Science from Andhra University. He has completed PG Diploma in Environmental Studies and PG Diploma in English Language and Linguistics from Andhra University .He has cleared SET in the subject Political Science. He has cleared National Eligibility Test (N.E.T.)in the subject Political Science.


Visiting Faculty:

  1. Prof. (Dr.) (R.) N. R. Madhava Menon, Founder Vice- Chancellor, NLSIU, Bangaluru, WBNUJS, Kolkata, Founder Director National Judicial Academy, Bhopal. (M.P.)

  2. Prof.(Dr.) T. S. N. Sastry, Savitribai Phule University, Pune.(M.S.)

  3. Prof.(Dr.) G.S. Bajpai, National Law University, Delhi.

  4. Prof.(Dr.) U.P. Singh, National Law Institute University, Bhopal. (M.P.)

  5. Prof.(Dr.) V. R. C. Krishnaiah, Former Dean, S. V. University, Tirupati. (A.P.)

  6. Hon’ble Mr. Justice B. N. Deshmukh, Retd. Judge, Mumbai High Court Bench at Aurangabad. (M.S.)

  7. Hon’ble Mr. Justice N. P. Chapalgaonkar, Retd. Judge, Mumbai High Court Bench at Aurangabad. (M.S.)

  8. Prof.(Dr.) R. S. Deogaonkar, Former Dean, Dr. BabasahebAmbedkarMarathwada University, Aurangabad. (M.S.)

  9. Prof.(Dr.) Sadhana Pandey, BabasahebAmbedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. (M.S.)

  10. Prof. Balraj Chouhan, Former Director, National Law Institute University, Bhopal and Former Vice- Chancellor, Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow. (U.P.)

  11. The University is in the process of recruiting other faculty members.