PETA India has named Hyderabad resident Manpreeth Singh Nishter its Volunteer of the Year. PETA counts on Nishter to help during its celebrity photo-shoots and events in the city such as this one against cockfighting featuring Jwala Gutta, and to help coordinate its eye-catching street theatre style demonstrations in Hyderabad. As a member of the government Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals, Nishter works to reduce the number and suffering of animals used in experiments.
A longtime vegan, Nishter also serves as the Honorary Secretary for both Blue Cross of Hyderabad and People for Animals, Hyderabad and he volunteers with Hyderabad Vegans to promote cruelty-free eating.
In addition to his busy volunteer schedule, Nishter works as a Regional Sales Manager for a multinational corporation and enjoys pottery and photography.