New Delhi, Mar.23 (ANI): The Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) on Monday joined other people's movements in saluting the services and contributions of Smitu Kothari to what it called the anti-poor agenda of privatization, globalization and liberalization.
A widely respected scholar, visiting academic at the Cornell and Princeton Universities, author of several publications on contemporary socio-political and economic discourses and above all an indomitable activist, Smitu Kothari, 59 passed away this morning after a cardiac attack.
She was cremated at a crematorium in South Delhi this afternoon. Kothari was a vocal supporter of adivasis, farmers, labourers, fish workers, potters and all people affected by the Narmada Dam project. (ANI)