Chhattisgarh Diaries: Meet activist, lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj

My mother was very much a socialist. Even today, I proudly say that she was a Professor from JNU! (laughs) I always grew up in an environment where everyone was concerned about social issues
Sudha Bharadwaj
Sudha Bharadwaj

A ramshackle building located on the outskirts of Bilaspur houses the office of Janhit, a “group legal aid” organisation. It is a wonder as to how it has braved sun and rain and managed to stay strong after all these years. In a similar vein, once you meet Sudha Bharadwaj, you find yourself asking what keeps her going after fighting the forces of injustice for the better part of 25 years, and having lost many battles along the way.

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