Keynote Session - 3
The event will be graced by Ms Medha Patkar who is a well-known Indian social activist, working towards several political and economic issues of the farmers, Dalits, tribals, labourers and women. Having dedicated her life to social welfare from a young age, she initiated and formulated several national policies to fight against land acquisition, unorganized public sector workers, etc. She came into the limelight when she started the Narmada Bachao Andolan in 1985. Medha Patkar is a fearless social worker who has been considered as the commoner’s leader for many years now.