Janta Parliament: A Virtual People's Parliament

Janta Parliament: A Virtual People's Parliament
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Article 21 Trust and Rethink Aadhaar

Anita Gurumurthy participated in the Janta Parliament, a virtual people's parliament, jointly organised by by several civil society initiatives and grassroots movements, to discuss urgent governance, policy and rights-based issues that have arisen during the Covid-19 pandemic, and to put forward policy suggestions to the government.

The six-day Janta Parliament, ran from 14th - 21st August, and include discussions on: Health, Food Security and Nutrition, Education, Environment, Agriculture, Economy, Industry Labour and Employment, Technology and Surveillance, Impact on Vulnerable Communities, and Civil Liberties, Laws and Governance.

Anita spoke at the session about Technology and Surveillance and presented a resolution on a framework law for digital rights, for the consideration of the house.