In order to achieve equality, from collective and creative work, in the life of women, landless laborers and marginal farmers,MArathwada NAVnirman LOKayat 'Manavlok' was established in 1982.
In the early 1970s, a socialist group of youth began seeking solutions to social and political problems of the rural community with the general aim of achieving a more just and happy society. After nearly 20 years of effort and agitations, they concluded that socio-political change was not possible without economic change. With this point of view in mind, they established in 1982, a voluntary organization for the socio-economic upliftment of the rural poor. With this point of view in mind, they established Manavlok.Dr. Dwarkadasji Lohiya, popularly known as “Babuji”, laid the foundation of a voluntary organization when he was studying in an ayurvedic college in Nanded.