Ela Bhatt

1933 - Today

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Ela Ramesh Bhatt (born 7 September 1933) is an Indian cooperative organiser, activist and Gandhian, who found the Self-Employed Women's Association of India (SEWA) in 1972, and served as its general secretary from 1972 to 1996. She is the current chancellor of the Gujarat Vidyapith. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ela Bhatt has received more than 267,951 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ela Bhatt is the 415th most popular social activist (down from 367th in 2019), the 582nd most popular biography from India (down from 494th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Ela Bhatt ranks 415 out of 544Before her are Bill Haywood, Henry Spira, Stephen Mallory, Fazu Aliyeva, Eoin O'Duffy, and Thomas Clarkson. After her are Martin Luther King III, Megumi Yokota, Dieudonné M'bala M'bala, Roger Stone, Ella Baker, and Jared Taylor.

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Among people born in 1933, Ela Bhatt ranks 355Before her are Jean Boiteux, David Storey, Franco Marini, George J. Mitchell, Johnny Unitas, and Ágnes Gergely. After her are Don Thompson, Maurice Stokes, Scotty Bowman, Vincenzo Consolo, Stan Brakhage, and Mark Jones.

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Among people born in India, Ela Bhatt ranks 582 out of 1,227Before her are Zeenat Aman (1951), Jagjit Singh (1941), Nitish Kumar (1951), Gangubai Hangal (1913), S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (1946), and Telesphore Toppo (1939). After her are BP Koirala (1914), Raj Reddy (1937), Zakir Hussain (1951), Subhash Kak (1947), Mahesh Bhatt (1948), and Bachendri Pal (1954).


Among social activists born in India, Ela Bhatt ranks 27Before her are Dhondo Keshav Karve (1858), Mohammad Ali Jauhar (1878), Aruna Asaf Ali (1909), Charu Majumdar (1918), Kamala Nehru (1899), and Neerja Bhanot (1963). After her are Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947), Veerappan (1952), Nirmala Deshpande (1929), Shivakumara Swami (1907), Medha Patkar (1954), and Jadav Payeng (1963).