Power of ONE
Martyrs for Truth
RTI Activists who lost their lives
Presented by:
Anju Philip, Jikku A Joseph, Bimal Antony, Anuprabha Cy...
E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
Lalit Kumar Mehta
Member of: Vikas Sahyog Kendra
Activist in: Right to Foo...
Kameshwar Yadav
Activist in: Right to Work
Place of work: Giridih, Jharkhand
What he did: With the help of RTI, questioned...
Venkatesh
Place of work: Eranapalyta, Karnataka.
What he did: Exposed encroachments on government property .
Murdered on: ...
Satish Shetty
Place of work: Pune, Maharashtra
What he did: Exposed many land scams in Maharashtra
Murdered on: January 13...
Vishram Laxman Dodiya
Place of work: Surat, Gujarat
What he did: Gathering information from government using RTI
Act and e...
Shashidhar Mishra
Place of work: Begusarai, Bihar.
What he did: Exposed scams in the welfare schemes at the
panchayat and ...
Sola Ranga Rao
Place of work: Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh
What he did: Filed many RTI applications in the district of...
Vitthal Gite
Place of work: Aurangabad, Maharashtra
What he did: He discovered that teachers at the school were
pocketing ...
Dattatreya Patil
Place of work: Ichalkaranji, Kolhapur district, Maharashtra
What he did: Taking on the administration wit...
Amit Jethwa
Activity: Enviormentalist and Social Worker
Place of work: Junagarh, Gujarat
What he did: Activities against i...
Ramdas Patil Ghadegaonkar
Place of work: Nanded, Maharasthra
What he did: Fighting a battle through the use of RTI against...
Manjunath Shanmugam
Position held: Marketing Manager for the
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)
What he did: He had ordered two ...
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A presentation on the martyrs of RTI Act. These are the people who lost their lives for the sole reason that they stood against the filth in the society using the power of the legal system by using the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

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Martyrs of RTI Act

  1. 1. Power of ONE
  2. 2. Martyrs for Truth RTI Activists who lost their lives Presented by: Anju Philip, Jikku A Joseph, Bimal Antony, Anuprabha Cyriac, Griffy Denny, Lims Thomas
  3. 3. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062 Lalit Kumar Mehta Member of: Vikas Sahyog Kendra Activist in: Right to Food and Right to Work Place of work: Palamau, Jharkhand What he did: In-depth social audit of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) works in Palamau exposing corrupt practices. Murdered on: March 15, 2008.
  4. 4. Kameshwar Yadav Activist in: Right to Work Place of work: Giridih, Jharkhand What he did: With the help of RTI, questioned the nexus flourishing among officers, leaders, contractors and middlemen regarding minor irrigation work in Deori. Murdered on: June 7, 2008. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
  5. 5. Venkatesh Place of work: Eranapalyta, Karnataka. What he did: Exposed encroachments on government property . Murdered on: April 12, 2009. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
  6. 6. Satish Shetty Place of work: Pune, Maharashtra What he did: Exposed many land scams in Maharashtra Murdered on: January 13, 2010. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
  7. 7. Vishram Laxman Dodiya Place of work: Surat, Gujarat What he did: Gathering information from government using RTI Act and educating the masses. Anti gambling measures using RTI Act. Murdered on: February 11, 2010. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
  8. 8. Shashidhar Mishra Place of work: Begusarai, Bihar. What he did: Exposed scams in the welfare schemes at the panchayat and block level. Murdered on: February 14, 2010. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
  9. 9. Sola Ranga Rao Place of work: Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh What he did: Filed many RTI applications in the district office regarding funding of the village’s drainage system. Murdered on: April 11, 2010. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
  10. 10. Vitthal Gite Place of work: Aurangabad, Maharashtra What he did: He discovered that teachers at the school were pocketing grant and scholarship money meant for students, as well as padding their salaries by claiming they worked at more than one school.. Murdered on: April 18, 2010. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
  11. 11. Dattatreya Patil Place of work: Ichalkaranji, Kolhapur district, Maharashtra What he did: Taking on the administration with the help of the RTI act. Murdered on: May 22, 2010. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
  12. 12. Amit Jethwa Activity: Enviormentalist and Social Worker Place of work: Junagarh, Gujarat What he did: Activities against illegal mining in the protected area got him many powerful adversaries. Murdered on: July 20, 2010. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
  13. 13. Ramdas Patil Ghadegaonkar Place of work: Nanded, Maharasthra What he did: Fighting a battle through the use of RTI against some companies who were using heavy machinery to dredge sand from Godavari river. Murdered on: August 27, 2010. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
  14. 14. Manjunath Shanmugam Position held: Marketing Manager for the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) What he did: He had ordered two petrol pumps at Lakhimpur Kheri, UP sealed for selling adulterated fuel for three months. Murdered on: November 19, 2005. E-Mail: bimalji@gmail.com Mobile: +919995006062
  15. 15. ONE can make a difference... Be the ONE…
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