Social Activism

* Charu Nivedita was invited as the chief guest of Sambavas’ annual celebrations (a Dalit caste) at Chalakudy in Kerala on May 11, 2008.
A Poster in Malayalam announces Charu Nivedita as the chief guest for  Sambavas' Annual Fest at Chalakudy, Kerala  on May, 2008

A Poster in Malayalam announces Charu Nivedita as the chief guest for Sambavas’ Annual Fest at Chalakudy, Kerala on May, 2008

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*  He inaugurated a meeting and spoke among the adivasis protesting against wanton clay mining at Velichikala, near Kollam.
Charu speaks among the Velichikala adivasis

Charu Nivedita speaks at Velichikala anti-clay mining protest, May 12, 2008

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Charu Nivedita in solidarity with the Velichikala Adivasis

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Charu Nivedita inaugurates a convention at Velichikala – Anti-clay mining protest; seen first in the dais is C.K.Janu, human rights activist

 

Charu Nivedita speaks at Velichikala anti-clay mining protest – The Hindu, May 12, 2008:
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* He addressed a gathering of Plachimada villagers who were on a relay hunger strike against Coca-Cola’s wanton over-drawing of groundwater and polluting water bodies.
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Charu Nivedita at Plachimada Anti-Coca-Cola Relay Hunger Strike, 77th day, May 13, 2008

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Charu Nivedita addresses a gathering of people who were protesting against Coca-Cola, at Plachimada, May 13, 2008

Mathrubhumi May 14, 2008:
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* He marched with the villagers protesting against Coca-Cola and Pepsi’s wanton overdrawing of groundwater at Kanjikode, near Palakkad on August 29, 2008.
Charu at anti-coke march

Charu Nivedita marches with villagers protesting against Cola companies’ overdrawing of groundwater at Kanjikode on August 29, 2008

Charu speaks at anti-coke march, Kanjikode on Aug 29, 2008. 2

Charu speaks at anti-coke march, Kanjikode on Aug 29, 2008

Charu Nivedita criticizes the Cola companies for wanton overdrawing of groundwater, and the government for its inaction

Charu speaks at anti-coke march, Kanjikode on Aug 29, 2008. 1jpg Charu at anti-coke march 2

Mathrubhumi – August 30, 2008:
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* He inaugurated a symposium on Mullaiperiyar Dam issue organized by ‘Uyiru’, a joint cultural forum of Tamil and Malayalam writers and social activists on July 7, 2012 at Kottayam.
The Times of India – July 8, 2012:
Discussion on Mullaperiyar dam to be held in Kottayam – The Hindu – July 3, 2012:
Madhyamam Daily – July 8, 2012

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