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Namdeo Laxman Dhasal – A Poet who Found Poetry in those who have Suffered

  Quick Facts Name: Namdeo Laxman Dhasal Famous As: Poet, Activist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 15 February 1949 (Khed, Maharashtra) Died On: 15 January 2014 Spouse: Malika Amar Sheikh Children: Ashutosh Awards: Padma Shri (1999), Lifetime...

Teesta Setalvad – Independent Journalist who Actively Seeks Justice and Peace in the Indian Nation

  Quick Facts Name: Teesta Setalvad Famous As: Journalist, Civil Rights Activist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 9 February 1962 (Mumbai, Maharashtra) Awards: Padma Shri (2007) Parents: Atul Setalvad (Father), Sita Setalvad (Mother) Spouse: Javed Anand Children: Tamara...

Kailash Satyarthi – The Man who Strives Hard to Free the Children of the World

  Quick Facts Name: Kailash Satyarthi Born As: Kailash Sharma Famous As: Children’s Right Activist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 11 January 1954 (Madhya Pradesh) Married To: Sumedha Kailash Website: www.kailashsatyarthi.net   There are very few people in this...

Arundhati Roy – Political Activist and Author who Wrote “The God of Small Things”

  Quick Facts Full Name: Suzanna Arundhati Roy Famous As: Writer, Activist Birth Date: 24 November 1961 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Shillong, Meghalaya Awards: National Film Award for Best Screenplay (1989), Booker Prize (1997),...

Basti Vaman Shenoy – The Indefatigable Konkani Language Activist

  Quick Facts Full Name: Basti Vaman Madhav Shenoy Also Known As: Basti Vaman Shenoy Popularly Called: Vishwa Konkani Sardar Famous As: Konkani Activist Birth Date: 6 November 1934 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Bantwal,...

Vandana Shiva – The Indomitable Indian Environmental Activist

  Quick Facts Name: Vandana Shiva Famous As: Environmentalist, Social Activist Birth Date: 5 November 1952 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Dehradun, Uttarakhand Awards: Right Livelihood Award (1993), Sydney Peace Prize (2010), Fukuoka...

Pandurang Shastri Athavale – Social Reformer and Founder of Swadhyaya Parivar

  Quick Facts Name: Pandurang Shastri Athavale Also Known As: Dadaji Famous As: Spiritual Leader and Activist Philosopher Birth Date: 19 October 1920 Died On: 25 October 2003 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Roha, Maharashtra  Awards: Templeton Prize...

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