Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1994
This description of Haushala Prasad Mishra's work was prepared when Haushala Prasad Mishra was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1994.
Haushala Prasad Mishra is spearheading a workers' movement in India for occupational safety from his position as a textile worker. He has also been instrumental in uncovering and disseminating information about byssinosis ("brown lung disease"), a major cause of death among textile workers.
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