Meet Manisha

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Fighting for the Fisherfolk Manisha Goswami, 32, is a young mother with a 12-year old daughter and a six-year old son. She is always bursting with energy, which extends not just to rearing her children but to the causes she feels most strongly about – the environment. As you will see, she needs her energy and dogged perseverance, because this is a story of inertia, buck-passing and one of the world’s most complex bureaucracies. Manisha lives in Vapi, a city in the Valsad region of western Gujarat. Vapi holds the dubious distinction of being one of the largest industrial areas…