About Us

MAJLIS MANCH TRUST

Majlis is registered as a Society and Public Trust in 1991.
Majlis means Association. The word is also associated with people forum or formal/informal gathering in Urdu, Bengali, Arabic, Persian and other languages of the continent. The beginning of the organization is embedded in the energetic phase of the women’s movement in the ’80s. It was initiated by a group of artists, rights activists, architects and social scientists.

CURRENT BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Justice H. Suresh: Retd. High Court Judge, Human Rights Activists
Bishakha Datta: Director of Point of View, a Women and Media organization
Mitra Parikh: Head of the Dept., Postgraduate Studies, SNDT Women’s University
Neera Adarkar: Architect, Author, Rights Activist
Nilima Sheikh: Visual Artist
Trupti Panchal: Social Worker, Faculty of Tata Institute of Social Science
Shoba Venkatesh Ghosh: Department of English, Mumbai University
Vidya Bal: Author, Editor: Miloon Sarayani, Marathi Journal

DIRECTORS

Flavia Agnes, Advocate
Madhusree Dutta, Filmmaker

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