#Invitation- Mumbai Railway -Accidents, corruption and chaos @8dec #mustshare


Presents
MUMBAI RAILWAY
Accidents, corruption and chaos
What every commuter should know about
dealing with these
Anyone who had needed help in railway related issues—from victims of accident to theft, or even a railway constable facing false charges—ended up with Samir Zaveri. This extraordinary activist, who lost both his legs in a railway accident at the age of sixteen, has dedicated his life to help anyone who runs into trouble with the Indian Railways. Samir, a self-taught expert, with a strong support network of well-wishers, has used the Right to Information or RTI Act very effectively to obtain some incredible information that benefited railway commuters.
Date: Saturday, 8 December 2012
Registration: 2:30pm
Session Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Venue: Moneylife Foundation Knowledge Centre,
305, 3rd Floor, Hind Service Industries Premises, Off Veer Savarkar Marg,
Shivaji Park, Dadar (W), Mumbai – 400 028. Landmark: Chaithyabhoomi lane.
NO ADMISSION FEE
Prior registration is a must
Contact details: Seraphina / Shilpa at 022-49205000 or
email us at mail@mlfoundation.in or log on to www.mlfoundation.in
Samir Zaveri is an extraordinary activist. He lost both is legs at the age of 16, when a local train hit him near Borivali and would have almost died, if someone wouldn’t have helped him at that time. Since then, helping every rail commuter, especially accident victims and improving the Railway system has become his mission in life. He is one of the most tireless activists working at almost every issue related with the railways—from medical care for accident victims, to compensation, to security of rail commuters. He got the Railways to install medical facilities at Dadar station through an order from the Bombay High Court. He likes to mention that he is a “dasvi pass in Gujarati medium.” Samir has witnessed the callousness of the Railways, Railway Protection Force (RPF) and even state-managed Government Railway Police (GRP) on several occasions. He even faced the wrath of the Railways and Police for his tireless, never giving up spirit and humble attitude.

 

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: #Invitation- Mumbai Railway -Accidents, corruption and chaos @8dec #mustshare « cognitionaman
  2. Hem
    Jan 02, 2013 @ 20:17:16

    Good work..!!!

    Reply

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