Nikhil Dey

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Nikhil Dey
Born (1963-01-10) 10 January 1963 (age 54)
Occupation Social Activist

Nikhil Dey (born 1963) is an Indian social activist.[1] He works for the MKSS (Mazdoor Kishan Shakti Sangthan), Suchna Evum Rozgar Adhikar Abhiyan and NCPRI (National Campaign for People's Right to Information).[2] He has been actively working for Right to Information, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, Lokpal bill and Right to Food and other Human Rights organisations.

Early Activities[edit]

After working briefly with the Kheduth Mazdoor Chetna Sangathana in Madhya Pradesh, he joined Aruna Roy and Shankar Singh in 1987 to go to Devdungri, in Rajsamand District in Rajasthan where along with many others they helped form and establish the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS).[3]

Work as a Social Activist[edit]

Since 1990, he has been a full-time worker of the MKSS, and a part of the organisations decision making collective. In this capacity he has been involved in struggles of the poor for justice, including grass root struggles for land and the payment of minimum wages. He has also been a part of the organisations involvement in larger campaigns- most notably for the Peoples Right to Information, and the Right to Work, the Right to Food, and the protection of other human rights guaranteed under the Indian Constitution. he was called in famous Amir khan TV show Sattymevjayte for clearifying more about RTI (Right To Information) along with Shankar Sing, Somia Kidambvi, Aruna Roy


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