Dr. G G Parikh

A well known freedom fighter and champion of the poor, G.G as he is known to his friends, Dr. Parikh is one of the mainstays of the Yusuf Meherally Centre, a centre for rural re-empowerment, located in Tara village, Panvel. Over 85 old, he travels the 90 or so kilometres to Tara in Raigad district, near Mumbai, on a weekly, and sometimes bi-weekly, basis and continues his medical work at his clinic in Mumbai for the rest of the week. Dr. Parikh and his wife are also working on a Khadi Gramodyog Andolan. He has been on the Board of Trustees of WOTR since 1996.