Human Rights Defender Teesta Setalvad and rockstar Vishal Dadlani came together in Mumbai to discuss the growing instances of mob violence and institutional scuttling of dissenting voices. The initiative called ‘Fight The Mob’ is an extension of a nationwide campaign against hate speech by human rights organisation Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) of which Setalvad is Secretary. “We…
Citizens for Justice and Peace and several prominent Indians, from different walks of life, have filed a petition in the Supreme Court to intervene in the Ayodhya dispute case. We believe that this is neither a property dispute, nor a Hindu vs Muslim issue but a matter that affects the very soul of India. A…
Exactly seventy years ago on 30 January 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated. On his death, in an impromptu and highly emotional radio address to the nation, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the then Prime Minister of India said, “the light has gone out of our lives and there is darkness everywhere.” Nehru went on to add, The…
This Republic Day, we at Citizens for Justice and Peace renew our commitment to defend the Constitution. Join us to keep the #JungJaari for equality, justice, dignity, privacy and peace.
Safdar Hashmi was a communist playwright and director, best known for his work with street theater in India. He was also an actor, lyricist, and theorist, and he is still considered an important voice in Indian political theater. He was a founding member of Jana Natya Manch (People’s Theatre Front; JANAM for short) in 1973, which grew out…
General Secretary Komu Soharda Vedike. He is an intervener in the Ayodhya dispute petition in the Supreme Court.
राम जन्म भूमी – बाबरी मस्जिद विवाद में जिस ज़मीन की बात होती है, वहां “सीता की रसोई” नमक एक स्थल है| पर आज के अयोध्या शहर में गृहणियां किस प्रकार आर्थिक परिस्थितियों से जूंह रहीं हैं इसका अंदाज़ा लगाना मुश्किल है| आइये जानते हैं की आज की सीता की रसोई में क्या पक रहा…
Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) is a human rights and legal resources platform that remains committed to upholding and defending the constitutional rights of all Indians regardless of religion, caste, class or gender. CJP and 32 eminent citizens and leaders, have approached the Supreme Court intervening in the Ayodhya dispute. Our please is that the…
A young daily wage earner, Amit, recalls how his family’s farm land was acquired by the government in wake of the Ram Janm Bhoomi – Babri Masjid dispute. He claims they were never paid for their land and that his father had to sell vegetables to earn enough to put food on the table. There…
Anil Dharker is a veteran journalist, columnist and writer. He is an intervener in the Ayodhya dispute petition in the Supreme Court.
Award winning filmmaker and prominent civil society voice, Shyam Benegal is one of the interveners in the Ayodhya dispute petition.
Join our campaign to bring peace in Ayodhya and make it Prem Janm Bhoomi. Sign our online petition at https://cjp.org.in/peace-in-ayodhya/
अयोध्या वह भूमि है जहाँ युद्ध की अनुमति नहीं है| कृपया इस पवन नगरी में नफरत और खून ख़राबा न फैलने दें| हमारे ऑनलाइन पेटीशन https://cjp.org.in/peace-in-ayodhya/ पर हस्ताक्षर कीजिये| अयोध्या को प्रेम जन्म भूमि बनाइये|
Two things will be remembered about the responses to the attack in India on a bus full of Hindu pilgrims returning from the Amarnath shrine late on Monday, July 10: The heroism of the bus driver and the unexpectedly reasonable statement made by Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Home Minister Rajnath Singh (it was…