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The purpose of the ‘Gorrepati Narendranath Memorial Fellowship' is to support activists and/or activist-researchers who are working in areas of dalit and human rights,land reforms and/or agriculture – the three main focus areas of Narendranath’s work, built on foundations of non-violent democratic resistance.
The Fellowship will carry a one-time award of Rs. 1 lakh which will be released in 2 installments over a year. One Fellowship will be granted every year.
GNMF for 2011 was
awarded to Mr. M. Nagaraja, a rural Dalit journalist based near
Tirupati, for his contribution to covering extensively Dalit and
agricultural issues in print media.
Applications for the fellowship will be accepted from July 1st to August 20th every year.
The applications will be reviewed by the Steering Committee members of the GNMF consisting of members like Sri. Harsh Mander (Founder, Aman Biradari, Director-CES), Sri. P. Chennaiah (APVVU) and Sri. Jeevan Kumar (Human Rights Forum), Ms. Samyuktha.
About Sri Gorrepati Narendranath