Romila Thapar has specialised in early Indian history and has written extensively on the many aspects of the past. Her books include Aśoka and the Decline of the Mauryas; From Lineage to State; Hi
Ranjani Murali is a Chicago-based writer and artist. She received her MFA in poetry from George Mason University in 2010. She currently teaches undergraduate literature and writing courses. She was
Ajay Gudavarthy is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Political Studies of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Ajay Gudavarthy taught earlier as Assistant Professor at the National Law Schoo
Thirumaavalavan is the General Secretary of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal and a member of Parliament in the 15th Lok Sabha, formerly a member of the Tamil Nadu state assembly.