Aruna Roy

Aruna Roy is an Indian political and social activist. She is best known as a prominent leader of the Right to Information movement, which led to the enactment of the Right to Information Act. She was one of the thousand women from around the globe, collectively nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize (2005). She is a recipient of the Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership and International Understanding. She is a member of the National Advisory Council. Her forthcoming book is Personal and Political. Her latest book The RTI Story is out and has also been translated into Hindi.