Harsh Mander


Harsh ManderHarsh Mander, writer, human rights worker, columnist, researcher and teacher, works with survivors of mass violence and hunger as well as with homeless persons and street children. His books include Looking Away: Inequality, Prejudice and Indifference in New India, Unheard Voices: Stories of Forgotten Lives, The Ripped Chest: Public Policy and the Poor in India, Fear and Forgiveness: The Aftermath of Massacre, Fractured Freedom: Chronicles from India’s Margins, Untouchability in Rural India (coauthored), Living with Hunger and Ash in the Belly: India’s Unfinished Battle against Hunger. He regularly writes columns for The Hindu, Hindustan Times and Mint, and contributes frequently to scholarly journals. His stories have been adapted for films, such as Shyam Benegal’s Samar, and Mallika Sarabhai’s dance drama Unsuni.