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Meera Sanyal: the woman, the warrior

Fear was not a worthy enough companion for Meera Sanyal, only Hope.

Former banker, AAP leader Meera Sanyal passes away

Meera Sanyal had once said that she had chosen to contest elections as she felt established political parties had not been able to solve the country’s and Mumbai’s problems.


Banker-turned-politician Meera Sanyal loses battle with cancer

Having graduated from INSEAD, France and Harvard Business School in the US, Sanyal had a successful and celebrated banking career spanning three decades. She also led the RBS Foundation’s charitable and social initiatives.

Who was Meera Sanyal?

Prior to joining AAP, Sanyal contested as an independent candidate from Mumbai in the Lok Sabha elections of 2009. She also contested in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, representing AAP from Mumbai South constituency. 

Sanyal calls for freeing up of MbPT land to ‘revitalise’ city

Open spaces in South Mumbai have remained a key point of focus for candidates.

Cluster redevelopment is the answer, agree all South Mumbai candidates

At present, two projects are under way as per the existing cluster scheme — One Avighna Park at Lower Parel and a project in Bhendi Bazaar by the Saifee Burhani Trust.


Lok sabha Polls: The worker and the manager

In the slums of Mumbai North East, Medha Patkar is almost deified.

Lok Sabha polls: AAP targets big names in first list, Yogendra Yadav and Medha Patkar in fray

20 names: Kumar Vishwas to take on Rahul; Sori may be fielded from Bastar

Where the party’s at

AAP cannot claim to be post-ideological as it welcomes members with clear ideological slants.

AAP becomes magnet for big names: Political opportunism or love for nation?

After some political heavyweights, AAP now seems to be charming corporate honchos, activists and other big names to enter active politics.

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Meet AAP's women power: The worker and the manager

Two extremes, Meera Sanyal and Medha Patker have entered the electoral fray on AAP tickets.