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Ruchi Gupta

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Ruchi Gupta works with the Congress Party. Before this, she was associated with transparency and right to work movements for many years through the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) and National Campaign for People's Right to Information (NCPRI). Earlier, Ruchi was a consultant with McKinsey & Co in New York City. She has written extensively on issues of democracy, development and state accountability in all the national dailies. She can be reached on Twitter: guptar

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