Siddalingaiah is a major Kannada poet and one of the founders of the Dalit Sangharsha Samiti. He has also written two plays, and his doctoral research was on folk deities. He has served twice as member of the Karnataka Legislative Council. A professor at Bangalore University, he is also chairman of the Kannada Development Authority.
Asif Farrukhi is an author, critic and translator, known for his short stories and essays, seven anthologies of short fiction, and two collections of critical essays. He is the editor of Duniyazad,
Sumit ChakrabartiSumit Chakrabarti is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of English, Presidency University, Kolkata. His areas of interest are literary theory, culture studies and nineteenth-century Benga
Nitheesh Narayanan is Editor, Student Struggle, and a central secretariat member of SFI. He is a PhD scholar at the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, JNU, and a researc