Medha Patkar, Social Activist
An Indian social activist, Medha Patkar is known for working on various crucial political and economic issues raised by tribals, dalits, farmers, labourers and women facing injustice in India. She is even the founder member of the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA). She even founded the Ghar Bachao Ghar Banao Andolan. She has been honoured with several awards in her life, some of which include: Mother Teresa Award for Social Justice Matoshree Bhimabai Ambedkar Award Basavashree Award Mahatma Phule Award.