ramesh_agrawal_goldman For decades Ramesh Agarwal has been fighting against illegal mining and land grabbing by the powerful corporate.  Even      without any formal legal training he has been waging on one man campaign to educate illiterate villagers for their  rights. He  selflessly helped the people and says that he always knew that the fight will be tough. Because of his strong  will Agrawal  succeeded in shutting down a proposed coal mine by Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. one of the largest in  Chhattisgarh. And  finally after so much of struggle and being shot, he got his share of appreciation.

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  1. Ramesh Agrawal, 2014 Goldman Environmental
  2. Ramesh Agrawal Live Goldman Prize Ceremony Speech at San Francisco Opera House (USA)

 

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