Arjun Dangle, born in Mumbai in 1945, is an important name in the politics and literature of Maharashtra. A founder member of the militant Dalit youth organization, the Dalit Panthers, he has also been the president of the State Unit of the Bharatiya Republican Party of India.
Dangle’s poetry, essays and short stories, published to critical acclaim, have been translated into several Indian and foreign languages.
Ashok Dhawale is President of the All India Kisan Sabha. A medical doctor by training, he began activism as a student. He was drawn into the Kisan movement by the legendary Godavari Parulekar. He i
Arvind Narrain is an advocate and founder member of the Alternative Law Forum, Bangalore. He is the author of Queer: Despised Sexuality, Law and Social Change and co-editor of Because I Have a Voic
Qalandar Bux MemonQalandar Bux Memon is the editor of Naked Punch, a philosophy, art, and politics platform run by a collective of writers and activists. He is a lecturer of politics at Forman Christian University, Lah
Kiran Nagarkar (born 1942) is a novelist and playwright. He is the author of Ravan & Eddie (1995) and Cuckold (1997) for which he won the Sahitya Akademi Award.
T.M. Krishna is a Carnatic vocalist, activist, and author. Recipient of the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2016, he is the author, most recently, of Sebastian and Sons: A Brief History of Mrdangam Makers
Sehar Iqbal is an independent researcher working at the intersection between research and grassroot development work in Jammu and Kashmir. She completed her PhD in Development Economics i