This description of Mittal Patel's work was prepared when Mittal Patel was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
India’s large populations of former ‘criminal tribes’ continue to remain economically, socially, and politically disenfranchised. Over the last seven years, Mittal Patel has worked in over 1,000 different denotified tribal (DNT) settlements to legitimize them—not just as active citizens accessing land, education and livelihoods—but also as leaders.
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