Aruna Roy

Aruna Roy

Political Activist at Network

Wrong Aruna Roy?

last updated 11/25/2017

General Information

Experience

Adviser  - National Alliance of People's Movements

Political Activist  - Women

IAS Officer  - Ghanshyam Shah

Education

Doon School

St. Stephen's College

St. Stephen's College , Delhi

English literature , Delhi University's Indraprastha College for Women

BJP MLA Vishwas Sarang  - 

Doctorate  - University of Hyderabad

master's degree  - English , 

post graduate degree  - English Literature , Delhi University

Affiliations

ADVISORY BOARD Member  - Civil Society

Member  - National Advisory Committee

Founding Member  - Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan

Member  - Social Work and Research Center

Advisory Board Member  - WISCOMP Publications

President  - Rajasthan

Member  - Tehelka Magazine

Steering Committee Member  - CMS VATAVARAN

Board of Trustees Member  - The Dalai Lama

Founder  - Barefoot College

Member  - National Campaign for People's Right

Swamy39 Sonya's NAC Member  - Sanskrit

Member  - Harsh Mander

Member  - Manipur Center

Member  - Advisory Group

Member  - Saturday

Founder  - Emergency

Member  - ultra-Left CPI

NAC Member  - National Judicial Commission

Founder  - Workers

Founder  - NGO Mazdoor Kisan Sakti Saghatana

Member  - Resettlement

Founder  - National Slum Dwellers' Federation

Committee  - Saxena LLC

Member  - Sayyeda Sayyidain Hamid

Secretary  - Department of Personnel

Board Member  - Gender

reze Former Member  - Prabhash Joshi

Co-founder  - Right

Recent News  

Well-known social and political activist Aruna Roy, who inaugurated the conference, also spoke about the need for a more constructive intervention from the Fourth Estate on several key issues confronting the country today including attacks on tribals and minorities.
She said that society looked upon journalists as "empowering agents" in a democracy and that any campaign for human rights was incomplete without the participation and support of the media.

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Among them were Aruna Roy and her organisation Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan for Right to Information and empowerment of women and rural poor; Roy was a prominent leader of the Right to Information (RTI) movement which led to the enactment of the RTI Act in 2005.

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