How 2-minute Phone Call Keeps Jailed Activists In Touch With Families
Drawing by Arun Ferreira
The Outlook / by Preetha Nair
Why is the Maharashtra government sitting on the Supreme Court order? Are they waiting for people to die in prison? ask kin of activists.
It had over a month since jailed activist Varavara Rao’s family had heard from him. They were anxious and desperate to know how the 80-year-old poet-activist-journalist, who has been languishing in prison for alleged links to Maoists, was doing.