ISBN 9788172239053,Sarpanch Sahib

Sarpanch Sahib

Rs175

Publisher

HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS

Publication Year 2010
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788172239053

ISBN-10 817223905X
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 85 Pages
Language (English)
The book talks about seven gutsy women in seven far flung villages of India: Deepanjali, the adivasi graduate sarpanch treading new waters in Kalahandi; Chinapappa, the non-literate panchayat president in Tamil Nadu making education accessible to children; Sunita, struggling against a corrupt system in Madhya Pradesh; Maya, comingg to terms with sudden electoral defeat in the hills of Uttarakhand; Maloti, finding innovative ways of governing her constituencies in tea estate in Assam; Veena Devi, young widow and seasoned politician, navigating the criminalized politics in Bihar; and Kenchamma, the first Dalit woman president of Tarikere panchayat in Karnataka

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