Movement Case Study: The Right-to-Know Movement in India

By: 
Vivek Ramkumar

A two-part case study of India's peasant- and worker-led Right to Information Campaign, connecting livelihood struggles with rights advocacy.

To some people, it is surprising that a poor people’s movement in India should demand the right to
information. But the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS), a union for the empowerment of peasants
and workers, believes that information is an effective tool to force open the doors of citizen participation
in governance.

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