Ranjana Padhi Independent writer and activist
Ranjana Padhi has been active with the autonomous women’s movement since the mid-eighties. She belongs to Orissa and is based in Delhi since her college days. Ranjana has been part of autonomous,non-funded collectives like Saheli, Workers’ Solidarity and Kashipur Solidarity. She has also been an active part of many joint coalitions and campaigns around issues of state repression; democratic rights and civil liberties; workers’ rights; sexuality; slum demolitions; forcible evictions caused by corporate land acquisition; and communal violence. For her living, Ranjana has been an editor and language trainer.