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AID salutes the survivors and their 29 years of fight for justice and stands in solidarity with them.29th Anniversary of Bhopal Gas Disaster

Public Hearing on Forest Rights Act Press Clippings

Forest Rights ActHundreds of Adivasi representatives from 10 districts of Andhra Pradesh rallied for the implentation of the Forest Rights Act and attended a public hearing organized by the Committee for the Implementation of the Forest Rights Act, held at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on Tuesday, 26 November 2013.   Following are notes and  press reports covering the public hearing.

Notes from Public Hearing | Press Reports

Hansabehn, yours was no ordinary light.....
AID News
 With a heavy heart we are sharing the news that Hansabehn Mazgaonkar passed away today. We were privileged to see her at home last week where she greeted all of us with her characteristically bright and overflowing smile in spite of weakness and failing health.
We feel very fortunate to have known her - someone who had met Gandhiji during the freedom struggle, served as a life-long Sarvodayi, war resister, community organizer, and one who spun and wore only khadi all her life, along with her family. She continued to work for the benefit of the community till the very end.  Ten years ago, we had the good fortune to hear sing આ વિશ્વ અમારી શાળા  (The whole world is our school).
Like Gandhiji, Hansa behn's was no ordinary light and her selfless service and tremendous passion for truth and non-violence and simple living will contine to guide us. 
Our sincere condolences to Daniel Bhai, Anand, Michael,Swati and the entire Sarvodayi family, NAPM and world-peace seeking community.
Picture: Daniel Bhai and Hansa Behn from the Kisan Swaraj Yatra meeting in Mumbai.