National Alliance of People's Movements

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National Alliance of People's Movements is an alliance of progressive people’s organizations and movements in India.[1][2] It is an umbrella organisation for a larger alliance integrating various civil society organisations and individuals working towards similar goals.

It struggles across India against injustice and several other discrimination. It led protest on various issues like anti-globalization, anti nuclear movement and electoral reforms.[3]


In the 1990s, with economic liberalisation in India and communal violence like the Babri Masjid demolition, groups which against globalization, communalism and other sorts of discrimination came together to counter these issues and form the National Alliance of People's Movements in 1992. It was also involved in Narmada Bachao Andolan and Ghar Bachao Ghar Banao Aandolan.


NAPM provides a forum for coming together of numerous vibrant strands of ideologies. In its own programmes, actions and conceptualisation of development perspectives on emerging paradigm of sustainable development, equity, freedom, justice, and peace NAPM draws from the ideas of Mahatma Gandhi, B. R. Ambedkar, Karl Marx, Ram Manohar Lohia, Jyotirao Phule, Periyar Ramasami and others. [4]

People Involved in the Movement[edit]

Leaders involved with the movement include:


  1. ^ Swati Mathur (2012-06-22). "National Alliance of People's Movements". Times Of India. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  2. ^ "People's movement to be in action mode soon". The Hindu. 2012-07-16. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  3. ^ "Independent People's Tribunal on The World Bank in India". World Bank Tribunal. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  4. ^ Retrieved 2017-11-30.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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