RTI Yought Festival
Satark Nagrik Sangathan, in collaboration with MKSS, Josh and other RTI organizations, is organizing the First Right to Information Youth Festival on the 23rd of November 2006 in Delhi University to create awareness about the RTI act and to create pressure on the Government to discourage it from introducing the amendments.
The Right to Information festival will include events and competitions characteristic of any youth festival - debates, street theater, creative writing competitions, etc and will also have activities that create awareness and support for the Right to Information – RTI training and a panel discussion. It will also give an opportunity to the youth to work with activists like Aruna Roy, Nikhil Dey, Anjali Bhardwaj, Shekhar Singh.
The festival will culminate in a rock-show by the popular rock band- Indian Ocean.
The events of the Festival are as follows:
Ghotala Rath Yatra at 10 a.m.
[Starting Delhi Univ Sports Complex (next to Vice-Chancellor's Off)]
Music, debate, street theatre, banner signing "Hands for RTI"
[Delhi Univ Sports Complex from 12-2 p.m.]
Public Debate on proposed RTI Amendments with activists and Parliamentarians[St Stephens Auditorium, 2.30-4 p.m]
Indian Ocean ROCKS for RTI
DU Sports Complex (next to VC's office) 4 pm onwards **FREE ENTRY**
That a good occasion. I wish i was in Delhi.