B. T. Ranadive (1904-1990) was a leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the General Secretary of the Centre for Indian Trade Unions.
Ira Pande is an editor, author and translator. Formerly a lecturer in Panjab University, Chandigarh, she is currently chief editor, IIC Publications. She is the author of Diddi: My Mother's Voice.<
Ruth Rosengarten is an artist and writer. She lives and works in England. She received her PhD in art history at the Courtauld Institute in London, and has lectured in South Africa, Portugal and En
Bama teaches in a primary school in Uthramerur, near Chennai. She draws her energy from the Dalit movements in Tamil Nadu and her writing is a source of strength for the growing Dalit consciousness