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Adhiraj Parthasarathy

Adhiraj Parthasarathy

Adhiraj Parthasarathy

Adhiraj Parthasarathy is the author of Aah-o- Fughan aur bhi hain, a book about his
experiences as a member of a team involved in collecting socio economic data in the
states of Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh for India’s
first caste census after Independence. His book vividly describes encounters with
government bureaucracy, individuals and non-state actors intent on subverting the
caste census for their own political ends. It also talks about the challenges of data
collection and the authenticity and reliability of statistical information in India, with a
focus on socio-economic and caste information. He is a graduate of the University of
Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago.

All session(s) by Adhiraj Parthasarathy

Book Talk

12:30-13:10
Karvy Canopy

Book Talk

12:30-13:10
Karvy Canopy