"All of you are nation builders. I want you to know that I respect your struggle and determination. I want to work with you. Your concerns are our concerns, your priorities are the Congress Party's priorities."
AICC Secretary & National in-charge of NSUI
Ruchi Gupta was associated with transparency and right to work movements for many years before joining the Congress Party. During that time, she also worked with the National Advisory Council, the advisory body chaired by the Congress President to make recommendations on social policy to the UPA Govt. She is the founding trustee of "Dialogue for Democracy", a platform for students to deliberate on topical issues through conversations with leading academics, activists and other public intellectuals. Prior to returning to India, Ruchi was a consultant with McKinsey & Co in New York City. She has written extensively on issues of democracy, development and state accountability in all the national dailies.