Malleshappa Madivalappa Kalburgi (28 November 1938 – 30 August 2015) was a scholar of Vachana literature (Kannada literature from the 11th and 12th centuries CE) and served as Vice-Chancellor of Kannada University, Hampi.
Joti Sekhon is Professor of Sociology at Greensboro College, North Carolina, USA, where she is also the coordinator of the International Studies Programme. She is the author of Modern India.
Jeremy Gilbert is professor of Cultural and Political Theory at the University of East London.
Lekha Chakraborty is Associate Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, and Research Scholar, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, New York (NY), USA. She is
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula, as he is popularly known, was the 35th President of Brazil.