Gautam Chikermane - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Gautam Chikermane is a Vice President at ORF. His areas of research are economics, politics and foreign policy.

A Jefferson Fellow (Fall 2001) at the East-West Center, Honolulu, Gautam has written eight books:
Reform Nation: From the Constraints of P.V. Narasimha Rao to the Convictions of Narendra Modi (HarperCollins, 2022)
Reading Sri Aurobindo (Penguin Random House, 2022)
Jailed for Doing Business (ORF, 2022)
India 2030: The Rise of a Rajasic Nation (Penguin, 2021)
70 Policies that Shaped India: 1947 to 2017, Independence to $2.5 Trillion (ORF, 2018)
Tunnel of Varanavat (Rupa, 2016)
The Disrupter: Arvind Kejriwal and the Audacious Rise of the Aam Aadmi (Rupa, 2014)
Five Decades of Decay (Rupa, 1997)