Aruna Roy

Civil Rights Leader

Birthday June 26, 1946

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Chennai, India

Age 77 years old

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Indian political and social activist who founded the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathana, a union for workers and peasants, in 1987.

Before Fame

She worked as a civil servant for the Indian Administration Service for six years.


She helped pass the Indian 'Right to Information Act,' a major step in reducing the country's corruption.

Family Life

She married her college classmate, Bunker Roy, in 1970.

Associated With

Like Mahatma Gandhi, she is an Indian social activist.