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We have 2 programs so far and 50 alumni across 18 states who have gone on to do some amazing political work. They are on a mission of reclaiming politics as an avenue of public service and bringing sarvodaya alive in each corner of the country.


Our alumni are in

  • Andhra Pradesh

  • Bihar

  • Chhattisgarh

  • Delhi

  • Gujarat

  • Haryana

  • Jharkhand

  • Karnataka

  • Maharashtra

  • Madhya Pradesh

  • Odisha

  • Punjab

  • Rajasthan

  • Tamil Nadu

  • Telangana

  • Uttar Pradesh

  • Uttarakhand

  • West Bengal

Some of our alumni & their work

DE 2019

Bibhuti Routray

Political Consultant with BJD advising the CM’s Office on comms & IT in Odisha. He also runs a political accelerator called ‘Politics For Good’, aimed at bringing more women into electoral politics.

DE 2019

Gufran Pathan

Built a data and tech platform, ‘Jutaav’, that helps political candidates with community organising and  building strategy for electoral campaigns. Their team is currently working with several candidates across Bihar, Karnataka and Gujarat

DE 2019

Laxminarayan Paneri

Madhya Pradesh

Assisting National General Secretary, Mr. Kailash Vijavargiya, BJP and MLA, Akash Vijayvargia BJP, Madhya Pradesh

SR 2020

Madhuri Varshney

Ex-councillor candidate from AAP Delhi(2015) working with the Delhi govt. for education reform. She is a member of the central SMC team, DCPCR, SMC cell, and Delhi Development Commission. 

DE 2019

Priyanka Kumari

Preparing for the Sarpanch elections in Sitamarhi district, Bihar

SR 2020

Sindhu M Sudarshan

Working as the youth wing 
vice-president for AAP, Bangalore 

SR 2020

Spurthi Kolipaka

Part of a citizens collective ‘womcommatters’ working to establish a functional women’s commission in Telangana and eradicate gender based violence.  She recently launched a fellowship for citizens to lead  political action.

The Circle of
Feminist Politics

Working towards organizing 2000 women and LGBTQI+ members to  break structural inequality. The collective will enable a political party in 2024 led by feminist politics.

Aayushi Jain,  Archana K, Ishita Dutta, Sreeja Basu, Pranay Manjari Samal

(DE 2019)

Meenakshi Gandotra

(SR 2020) 

DE 2019

StandPoint India

An online editorial working with young people committed to disciplined sourcing of knowledge, and building data driven by a strong understanding of India’s socio-political, economic, cultural and tech related developments.

Founding Members
Pratik Kanodia, Bibhuti Routray

(DE 2019) 


It is not usual that 30 people from 18 states get together on a journey of nation building. At least, it has not happened in a long long time, ‘What we do in life echoes in the eternity.’ That moment is here, and we are prepared.

Bibhuti Routray

Democracy Express, 2019

The program was beautifully designed and soulful, something one would not expect from a political program. There was IQ (intelligence quotient), EQ (emotional quotient) and SQ (spiritual quotient). The people, the facilitators, the speakers, the mentors, the cohort itself – there was so much to learn.

Pallavi Nayak

She Represents, 2020


She Represents


Ananta Prasad

Anantika Kumari

Bhagya Sivaraman

Bhanupriya Senthil

Jolene Fernandes


Democracy Express

Amit Sinha

Divya Prakash


Ashweetha Shetty

Avishek De Biswas

Ayushi Jain


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