Mahendrasinh Parmar is Professor & Head, Department of Gujarati, Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University. His publications include Pratham (2009; criticism), Polytechnic (2016; short stories), and Rakhduno Kagal (2016; personal essays), and Postard Jetli(j)aarta? (2017; a story). He has directed many plays for and by the students of Gujarat, primary and higher secondary students in particular. He has visited Goa, Imphal, Shantiniketan, Assam as a representative of Gujarati literature.