Aruna Roy

Social activist Aruna Roy displays a copy of People's Agenda for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, during an event in Jaipur.

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Writer and activist Arundhati Roy (C), with Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mewani (R) and Aruna Roy (L), addresses at a press conference on the recent crackdown on rights activists, in New Delhi.

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Aruna Roy is a social activist and a Magsaysay Award winner

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Social Activist Aruna Roy and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mewani during a press conference at Mazdoor Kisan Bhawan in Jaipur.

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Social activist Aruna Roy at a press conference in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

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Aruna Roy The Cause Social activist and MKSS founder and head has been a tireless warrior for the Right to Information and the Right to Work The Effect As part of the NAC, she was the force behind the landmark RTI Act and National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

File Photo - National Advisory Council member Aruna Roy during a Press Conference. Roy, who has decided to dissociate herself from Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council hit out at government saying it was focusing on economic reforms and growth at the cost of poor people.

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Veteran social activist Aaruna Rroy quits the NnatTional AadvisSory CouncCil, raps PM Manmohan Singh for rejecting nrega minimum wage advisory and flip-flop on Food Security bill, Lokpal bill etc.

Prashant Bhushan and Aruna Roy at the Ramlila Maidan

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President Pratibha Devisingh Patil presenting the 11th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management 2010 to Aruna Roy for her outstanding and pioneering work in the field of social work and community leadership, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.