Sudhir Chandra - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Bio

Author of Gandhi: An Impossible Possibility, and editor of Violence and Non-violence across Time: Religion, Culture and History, Sudhir Chandra is currently engaged with the question of the possibility of non-violence in today’s world. His earlier work – a trilogy comprising Dependence and Disillusionment: Emergence of National Consciousness in Later 19th Century India, The Oppressive Present: Literature and Social Consciousness in Colonial India and Enslaved Daughters: Colonialism, Law and Women’s Rights – explores the consciousness of the English educated in India. Sudhir Chandra has been associated with various academic institutions in India and abroad.