Nishikant Kolge is currently an associate professor at Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi. He holds a PhD in History from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras. His articles have appeared in leading journals such as Gandhi Marg, Dialogue Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Thought and Economic and Political Weekly (EPW). He is the author of Gandhi Against Caste (2017). He has been selected for Fulbright–Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2018–19. He is also a member of the Council of Advisers for the Vichar Trust.