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social activist

Medha Patkar, Indian social activist. Coordinator National Alliance of People's Movements, India, since 1992.

Background

Patkar, Medha was born on December 1, 1954 in Bombay. Daughter of Vasant Anant and Indumati Vasant (Kanekar) Khanolkar.

Education

Bachelor of Science, R. Ruia College University Bombay, 1974. Master of Arts, Tata Institute Social Sciences, 1976.

Career

Social worker Apnalaya, Bombay, 1976-1977. Assistant lecturer Tata Institute Social Sciences, 1977-1979. Coordinator CASP-Plan Project, 1979-1982, project administrator, 1982-1983.

Social activist SETU: Center for Knowledge and Action, India, 1984-1985, Narmada Bachao Andolan, India, since 1985.

Membership

Coordinator National Alliance of People's Movements, India, since 1992.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Talking to groups, poetry, drama, tribal dance.

Connections

father:
Vasant Anant Khanolkar

mother:
Indumati Vasant (Kanekar) Khanolkar