The next Literature Live! Evening is a must for anyone who cares about our country, which means all of us. We will release Aruna Roy`s The RTI Story ,followed by a conversation between her and Shailesh Gandhi.
Both, as you know, are formidable activists. Ms Roy was a member of the National Advisory Council, and the moving force behind RTI ( Right to Information), Right to Work (NREGA) and Right to Food Acts as well as the Whistle Blower Protection Law. She was on Time magazine`s 2011 list of the Hundred Most Influential People in the World, and has been the recipient of The Magsaysay Award and the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award.
Shailesh Gandhi is a prominent RTI activist himself and is a former Central Information Commissioner.
The event will be held at G5A, the wonderful space at Shakti Mills Lane, Laxmi Mills Estate, Mahalaxmi on Tuesday, June 19 at 6.30. As usual seating is on a first come, first served basis so do come early.