Ghadar Day 2014: Celebrating Three Generations of South Asian Activism

The City of Berkeley proclaimed November 1 Ghadar Day. ASATA members gathered to celebrate our 100-year history of radical South Asian organizing in conversation with 3 generations of community activists continuing the tradition (civil rights, anti-racist, feminist, labor, LGBTQ, and beyond).

  • Ayesha Gill: Lifelong activist, Wobblie, and daughter of Ghadarites
  • Tinku Ali Ishtiaq: community activist on LGBT rights and solidarity with liberation struggles worldwide
  • Sharat Lin: Activist, writer, and archivist on India, Middle East, antiwar, and labor
  • Bay Area Solidarity Summer¬†Alumni: Next generation of South Asian organizers

Photo credits: Anirvan Chatterjee and Kalai Ramea.