Assembly of Informal Workers- Lok Sabha Elections 2014- 12th February 2014

Recently on Terra Urban you read about the manifesto for demands and needs of Urban Poor, presented by Forum of Informal Urban Poor Workers to various political parties contesting for Lok Sabha elections at

An“ Assembly of Informal Urban Workers- Lok Sabha Elections 2014 ” is being organized on 12th February 2014  at Gandhi Peace Foundation. FIUPW manifesto shall be shared to different media houses as media has strong influence in society.

Below is the tentative design of this Assembly:

2.30 pm to 2:40 pm Welcome and Overview

–          Mr. Manoj Rai, Director, PRIA, New Delhi

2.40 pm to 3:15 pm Presentation of Manifesto

  • Ms. Suman Bhanoo, Programme Officer, PRIA, Delhi

Special Inputs (5 minutes each)

  • Ms. Shivani Chaudhary, Housing and Land Right Network
  • Mr. SubhashBhatnagar, National Campaign Committee for Central Legislations on Construction Labour
  • Mr. Jawahar Singh,Jhuggi Jhopri EKtaManch
  •  Mr. Dharmendra Kumar, Janpahal
3:15 pm to 4:30 pm Open Session and Panel Discussion Moderated by Mr. Manoj Rai
3:15 pm  to 3:45 pm

3:45 pm to 4:30 pm

Open Session


Panel Discussion

  • Mr. Urmilesh, Ex Chief Editor, Rajya Sabha Television
  • Mr. S. K Yadav, President, RWA B-5,6, Vasant Kunj
  • Prof ChetanVaidya, SPA*

Open Discussion

4:30 pm to 4:40 pm Vote of Thanks : Ms. Shivani Singh,Prog Officer, PRIA
4:45 pm to 5:00 pm Tea



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