Govind Kumar Pathak belongs to Bihar but was born and brought up in Delhi. His family comprises of five members and father is the sole breadwinner of the family. He works in private company as a field worker and his mother is a home maker. He completed his education from Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidhyalaya.
Govind is interested in legal education because it gives him a different perspective to see the society. He believes, it will enable him to develop his own well-informed world view on important matters. Through legal education, he hopes to achieve empowerment and enhancement of his confidence, thinking capabilities, to such extent so that he can fight for himself and others.
Govind came to know about IDIA through the sensitization which was conducted in is school in 2017 and thereafter he was selected as an IDIA trainee and he started his preparation for the law entrance exam. Govind is ecstatic at the fact that he is the first person in his family to pursue a professional course and the only boy in his family to continue studying after higher secondary exams.
He says that he wanted to pursue legal education because: “[I]t gives me a different perspective to see the society. It will enable me to develop my own well-informed world view on important matters. I hope, legal education empowers me and enhances my confidence, my thinking capabilities, to such extent so that I can fight for myself and others.”