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Nikhil Dey is one of the founding members of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) and has been a full-time worker there since 1990. He has been involved in the struggles of the poor for justice and in the organization’s larger campaigns, most notably for the Right to Information and the Right to Work (MGNREGA).
Aruna Roy is a sociopolitical activist and a founder member of the MKSS, the National Campaign for People’s Right to Information, and the School for Democracy. She is president of the National Federation of Indian Women. Her list of honours includes the Ramon Magsaysay Award, the Nani Palkhivala Award and the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award.
Rakshita Swamy is with the Social Accountability Forum for Action and Research. She has worked with civil society organizations, peoples’ campaigns, movements and government departments to learn, embrace and advocate for improved transparency, accountability and citizen participation. She has been associated with the National Campaign for People’s Right to Information and the Right to Work Campaign since 2010.