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
30 June 1945
|Alma mater||St. Stephen's College, Delhi|
|Occupation||Social activist & founder of Barefoot College|
In 1972, he launched the 'Barefoot College' to assist the rural poor in sustaining themselves.
He married fellow activist, Aruna Roy, whom he met in college.
Witnessing the poor's struggle during the Bihar famine in the 1960s prompted him to seek to improve their lives.
His Barefoot College taught people with high tech skills how to improve their communities.
Muhammad Yunus is another well-known activist who works to empower the poor.
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● Bunker Roy was born on August 2, 1945 (age 76) in India ● He is a celebrity civil rights leader
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