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One Common Issue – Two Uncommon Minds – Uncommon Ground

Ecosystem Building | Aug 3, 2008

Writer and philanthropist, Rohini Nilekani anchors an electrifying episode of UNCOMMON GROUND, fuelling dialogue between industrialist Anand Mahindra and social activist Medha Patkar on the land rights issue that challenges India.

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