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Sanjit "Bunker" Roy (born 30 June 1945) is an Indian social activist and educator who founded the Barefoot College. He was selected as one of Time 100's 100 most influential personalities in 2010 for his work in educating illiterate and semi literate rural Indians. Roy was awarded the Padma Shri by Giani Zail Singh in 1986.

Sanjit Bunker Roy
Roy at the Time 100 event in 2010
Born
Sanjit Roy

(1945-06-30) 30 June 1945 (age 76)
Burnpur, Bengal Presidency, British India
NationalityIndian
Alma materSt. Stephen's College, Delhi
OccupationSocial activist & founder of Barefoot College
Spouse(s)
(m. 1970)
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Bunker Roy's About

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In 1972, he launched the 'Barefoot College' to assist the rural poor in sustaining themselves.

Bunker Roy Family life

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He married fellow activist, Aruna Roy, whom he met in college.

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Bunker Roy Before Fame

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Witnessing the poor's struggle during the Bihar famine in the 1960s prompted him to seek to improve their lives.

Bunker Roy Trivia

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His Barefoot College taught people with high tech skills how to improve their communities.

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Muhammad Yunus is another well-known activist who works to empower the poor.

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Facts About Bunker Roy

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● Bunker Roy was born on August 2, 1945 (age 76) in India
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