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“If I am the only Gay person in country, I have right to justice. The same way it is also my duty to raise voice without being into a group (or a community)."

- Founder, Harmless Hugs, New Delhi
“If I am the only Gay person in country, I have right to justice. The same way it is also my duty to raise voice without being into a group (or a community)."

- Founder, Harmless Hugs, New Delhi
"I will not be a silent observer if I come through any atrocity in my life"

– Ujjwal, PRADAN
“This preamble is calling us to introspect – to introspect on the sense of inequality and injustice within. As we change within, we will change outside. We must internalize the change. For this, listening, participating, engaging, dialogue is critical”.

-Participant
“The idea is not for you or me to lead change. The aim is really to make people see their ownership with regard to the place that they inhabit. It is for everyone to feel the need to do something collectively as concerned citizens”.

Nirmala Tai, resident of a Camp in Dharavi
“Today during morning walk, me and my friends were discussing, why we, engineering students, should learn or listen to all this? How does it benefit us? Such kind of session has nothing to do with Engineering. But still we felt like attending the second day of the workshop. Now at the end of session, I must say, that not only us, in fact all citizens, irrespective of their professions should get trained for this.”

-Student, MIT College of Engineering, Aurangabad
“Preamble was a long forgotten document for me. I have very faint memories of reading it in school. Today after so many years, I am reading it, reflecting on it. I feel like pasting this on my wall in house. This will help me check my behavior on the scale of values.”

- Participant, Civic Response Team, Aurangabad
“How she and her family provided support to a minor girl who got pregnant and her parents created pressure for abortion.”

Student, Citizenship Collective, Bhopal
“Political parties should have a LGBT outfit, they talk about our rights but do they have a member from the community in their party?”

- Member, LGBT, New Delhi
“The shop was the shopkeeper’s private space and he had the right to practice his faith there. However, the same is not true for government offices, schools, institutions. They cannot practice any particular faith since India is a secular state.”

-Young Boy from Mahatma Phule Vidyalaya, Majalgaon, Beed