Aakar Patel - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Sessions

Day 1
4:00 pm
Board Room

AMA with Aakar Patel

Bio

Aakar Patel is a syndicated columnist who has edited English and Gujarati newspapers. He is author most recently of ‘Price of the Modi Years’, a history of India after 2014. His translation of Saadat Hasan Manto’s Urdu non-fiction, ‘Why I Write’, was published by Tranquebar in 2014. His study of majoritarianism in India, ‘Our Hindu Rashtra: What It Is. How We Got Here’, was published by Westland in 2020. He is Chair of Amnesty International India.