Ashoka Fellow
India
Fellow Since 2002
This description of Shakil Ahmed's work was prepared when Shakil Ahmed was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002.
Introduction
Armed with a formal legal education, Shakil Ahmed is making Mumbai's (Bombay) municipal government more accountable to its citizens by calling attention to the corruption and brutality that poor Indians suffer at its hands.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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