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Executive Editor

Dr. Amarnath Paswan

Assistant Professor cum Assistant Director, Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, BHU, Varanasi

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Amarnath Paswan is Assistant Professor and Assistant Director at the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Banaras Hindu University. He has earned his qualifications in B.A. (Hons), M.A. Political Science,M.A. Sociology, Ph.D. in Political Science and has cleared UGC NET/JRF in Political Science, Public Administration, Human Rights & Duties and Sociology. Presently he is working as an executive editor of Indian Journal of Dalit and Tribal Studies. Besides this, he also holds the post of executive and advisory committee member in various jounals and magazines like- Navjyoti, Bodhisatva Mission and Journal of Budha Sanket. Prior to joining BHU, he has served as Assistant Professor, (Department of Political Science) in Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth for five years. He has served as NSS Programme Officer and has won the award of best NSS Officer. He has contributed more than forty papers in various international/ national research journals and edited books. He has also edited 7 books-

  1. Social and Political Aspects of Community Consciousness: Interrogating the Functional World Veiw of Contemporary India,
  2. Hasiye ka Samaj evam Dr. Ambedkar
  3. Samkalin Bharat: Samajik Arthik evam Rajnitik Vimarsh
  4. Democracy and the state of the Nation: India in 21st Century,
  5. Indian Democracy Dimensions, Dilemmas and Inclusive Justice
  6. Emerging Challenges of Inclusive India,
  7. Varman sandarbh mein sarvdharm sambhav: chunautiyan ewam samadhan,
  8. Contributions and Relevance of B R Ambedkar’s Thoughts in Contemporary India
  9. Dr. Ambedkar aur samaveshi loktantra: samvaidhanik adhikar aur samajik nyay ke pariprekshy mein, and
  10. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Thoughts on Indian Democracy, Constitutional Rights and Social Justice, on various contemporary issues.

He has delivered lectures and chaired academic session on several occasions. Dr. Amarnath Paswan has a privilege of organising more than 10 International, National Seminars, Workshops and Symposium funded by Ministry of Home Affairs (Govt. of India), ICSSR and UGC. As a researcher of social science he has participated in 12 International, National orientation and refresher courses and workshops sponsored by UNESCO, UNICEF, ICSSR, UGC and various government bodies. Dr. Amarnath Paswan writes regular column in various magazines and participates in T.V. And Radio discussions. His areas of academic interest include Caste/Dalit Studies, Indian Government and Politics. He is also a member of several academic and administration bodies such as Indian Political Science Association, Uttar Pradesh Political Science Association and Human Empowerment and Research Society. Dr. Amarnath Paswan is among one of the most active teacher cum mentor of his centre with the supervision of nearly 32 M.phil. And Ph.D. Researchers. Dr. Amarnath Paswan has also a lot of citations and awards – Rex Karmaveer Global Fellow& Karamveer Chakra Award(Silver),by International Confederation of NGOs(ICONGO),UNO,Diversity Man of the Year,by Bahujan Diversity Mission,New Delhi, 2019.,Neelkanth Samman (Award) as Democracy Defender/Prajatantra Prahari,by Kabir ke log,New Delhi, Rex Karmaveer Global Fellow Award, by International Confederation of NGOs(ICONGO), UNO,, Siksha Ratna award by Yadunandan Sewa Sansthan, Kanpur, Best NSS Programme Officer award by Coordinator, NSS, Banaras Hindu University, Bhim Ratna award by Ambedkar Chetana Parishad, Jharkhand, Rajeev Gandhi National Fellowship award for his doctoral research by UGC, New Delhi. He has just completed a major research project funded by ICSSR, New Delhi.

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Editor

Dr. Rajesh Paswan

Associate Professor (Hindi) Centre of Indian Languages, SLL & CS, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
Member- Academic Council, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
Member- Court, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

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Dr. Rajesh Paswan is an Associate Professor (Hindi) at the Centre of Indian Languages, School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His area of specialization includes Mediaeval Hindi Poetry, Dalit Literature, Media, and Interdisciplinary Research. Besides his teaching activities, Dr. Paswan is associated with several reputed research journals. He is the Editor of the Integrated Journal of Social Sciences (Delhi) and Indian Journal of Dalit and Tribal Studies (Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh).

His book, Dalit Asmita aur Sant Raidas (2012), is an authentic source to understand the personality and work of the saint poet Raidas. In addition to this authored book, he has edited four books, Sanskritik Rupantaran aur Sant Guru Ravidas, Begumpura, Kathauti mein Ganga, and Jab Tak Jaat Na Jaat, on Sant Guru Ravidas, which are equally valuable for scholars to develop a deep understanding of Sant Raidas.

As a close associate of renowned Dalit thinker Chandra Bhan Prasad, Dr. Paswan is working on several Dalit centric issues e.g. ‘Dalit Entrepreneurship’, ‘Dalit Capitalism’, and ‘The Impact of Globalization on Dalits’, etc. for the last 10 years. Dr. Rajesh Paswan has also edited the weekly column titled Daliton ki Samasyayen’ penned by prominent Dalit thinker Chandra Bhan Prasad, for Dainik Rashtreey Sahara.

To fulfill his social obligations and commitments Dr. Paswan has served as a member of the Steering Committee in the Social Justice and Social Welfare Division, (2009-2014) of the Planning Commission of India.

He has also been a member of the affirmative action committee of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Currently, Dr. Paswan is working as an unpaid advisor of Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Pune.

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Associate Editor

Manish Chandra

Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, BHU, Varanasi

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Manish Chandra, a former research associate in ICSSR sponsored major research project and the executive editor of Bahishkrit Bharat news portal has earned his M.Phil degree from the prestigious Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Banaras Hindu University with a distinction grade. He has written and edited more than thirteen books, and nearly eight dozen articles for various journals, magazines as well as news portals. As a social science scholar, Mr Chandra has participated and presented his research papers in more than three dozen International and National seminars, capacity building programmes, workshops and symposiums. Manish Chandra has also been a member of organising committees in several seminars and symposiums. For his unabated commitment to social justice and communal harmony, he has been awarded Social Harmony Award in a programme sponsored by National Foundation for Communal Harmony (An autonomous organization under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India). Mr Chandra is also associated with several premier academic bodies and research societies including the Indian Sociological Society, Indian Society of Gandhian Studies and Human Empowerment and Research Society.

Prof. Sukhdeo Thorat

Former Chairman
UGC (India) and Indian Council of Social Science Research
New Delhi

Prof. Nandu Ram

Former Dean
School of Social Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi

Prof. T. V. Kattimani

Former VC
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University
Amarkantak

Prof. R. S. Arya

Former VC
VKSU, Arrah
Dean, Faculty of Humanities
Patna University, Patna

Prof. A. Satyanarayana

Former VC
Allahabad University
Prayagraj

Prof. B. A. Chopde

Former VC
Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Marathwada University
Aurangabad

Prof. R. S. Kureel

Vice-Chancellor
Birsa Agriculture University
Ranchi
Former VC
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar University
of Social Sciences, Indore

Prof. P. G. Jogdand

Former Dean
Faculty of Arts
University of Mumbai
Mumbai

Prof. Vimal Kirti

Former Head
Department of Pali and Prakrit
Nagpur University
Nagpur

Prof. Balram Paswan

Head
Department of Population Policies & Programmes
International Institute for Population Sciences
Mumbai

Prof. Chauthi Ram Yadav

Former Head
Department of Hindi
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi

Prof. B. B. Malik

Dean
School of Ambedkar Studies
for Social Sciences
BBAU, Lucknow

Prof. Sanjay Gupta

Department of Political Science
Lucknow University, Lucknow

Prof. Nirakar Mallick

Department of Sociology
Assam University, Silchar

Prof. Ramchandra

CIS/SLL &CS
JNU, New Delhi

Prof. N. Sukumar

Department of Political Science
Delhi University, New Delhi

Prof. Nawal Kishor Paswan

Dean
School of Social Sciences
Sikkim University, Gangtok

Prof. Jagan Karade

Head
Department of Sociology
Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Prof. J. B. Komaraiah

Department of Economics
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Prof. Ashish Saxena

Department of Sociology
Allahabad University, Prayagraj

Prof. Furqan Ahmad

Head
Department of Political Science
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Prof. Sartik Bagh

Department of Political Science
BBAU, Lucknow

Prof. Madhurendra Kumar

Head
Department of Political Science
Kumaun University, Nainital

Prof. Ranjan Kumar

Head
Faculty of Law
MGKVP, Varanasi

Prof. Ravindra Kumar

Department of Sociology
IGNOU, New Delhi

Prof. Alok Prasad

Department of History
Allahabad University, Prayagraj

Prof. Om Prakash Bharatiya

Department of Sociology
BHU, Varanasi

Prof. Prashant S.Amrutkar

Head
Department of Political Science
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad

Prof. Shefali Roy

Head
Department of Political Science
Patna University, Patna

Prof. Victor Babu

Department of History
BBAU, Lucknow

Prof. Md. Arif

Department of Political Science
MGKVP, Varanasi

Prof. S. Zainuddin

Department of Sociology
Aligarh Muslim University
Aligarh

Prof. Rusi Ram Mahananda

Department of Political Science
DDU Gorakhpur University
Gorakhpur

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pandey

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
CCS Meerut University, Meerut

Dr. Rajkumar

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Dyal Singh College, New Delhi

Dr. Munesh Kumar

Head & Associate Professor
Department of Education
Chattrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University
Kanpur

Dr. Ratan Lal

Associate Professor
Department of History
Hindu College, New Delhi

Dr. B. Ram

Associate Professor
IMS, BHU, Varanasi

Dr. Sunil Kumar Suman

Assistant Professor and Incharge
Kolkata Regional Centre of Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriy Hindi Vishwvidyalay
Wardha

Prof. M. Satish Kumar

Director of Internationalisation
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Queen’s University, Belfast Northern Ireland, UK

Prof. Ronald E. Hall

School of Social Work
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
USA

Dr. Leah Renold

Associate Professor
Department of History
Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas
USA

Dr. Jeetendra Dangol

Associate Professor and Head
Research Department (Public Youth Campus)
Faculty of Management
Tribhuvan University
Nepal

Dr. Lwazi Lushaba

Lecturer
Department of Political Studies
University of Cape Town
South Africa

Pratik Sharma Lamichhane

Faculty Member
Department of Social Work
Tribhuvan University
Nepal

Prof. Khalid Hussain Siddiqui

Head
Department of Pol. Sc.
R. N. College
Hajipur (Vaishali)

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Shastri

Head & Associate Professor
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
MNNIT, Allahabad

Dr. Rakesh Ranjan

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Patna University
Patna

Dr. Anil Kumar Chaudhary

Associate Professor
Department of Social Work
MGKVP, Varanasi

Dr. Tanveer Yunush

Head & Associate Professor
Department of Education
Vinoba Bhave University Hazaribagh

Dr. Alok Kumar Kashyap

Associate Professor
Department of sociology
MBSPGC Gangapur Varanasi

Dr. Nuruddin Parvez Ansari

Assistant Professor
Department of Hindi
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Rajju Bhaiya State University
Prayagraj

Dr. Amiya Kumar

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
DDU Government Degree College, Saidabad
Prayagraj

Dr. Bharat Kumar

Associate Professor
Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
Manipur University, Imphal

Dr. N. K. Paswan

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
A. M. College, Gaya

Dr. G. V. Ratnakar

Assistant Professor
Department of Hindi
Maulana Azad National Urdu University
Hyderabad

Dr. Ajay Samir Kujur

Assistant Professor
Department of Education
Guru Ghasidas University Bilaspur
Chhatisgarh

Dr. Pitambar Das

Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy
MGKVP, Varanasi

Dr. Pramod Kumar Bagde

Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy & Religion, BHU
Varanasi

Dr. Jagdeep Dahiya

Assistant Professor
Department of Economic
Maharishi Dayanand University
Rohtak

Dr. Urvashi Gahlout

Assistant Professor
Department of Hindi
MMV, BHU
Varanasi

Dr. Vijay Kumar Saroj

Assistant Professor
Department of Law, BHU
Varanasi

Dr. L.N. Meena

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
BHU, Varanasi

Dr. Baleshwar Yadav

Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy
BHU, Varanasi

Dr. S. Abdul Taha

Assistant Professor
CSSEIP, MANUU
Hyderabad

Dr. Vivekananda Naik

Assistant Professor
CSSEIP, BBAU
Lucknow

Dr. Ajeet Jaiswal

Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology
Pondicherry University
Puducherry

Dr. Kunal Sinha

Assistant Professor
Centre for Studies in Science Technology and Innovation
Central University of Gujarat, Gandhi Nagar

Dr. Chandrashekhar Paswan

Assistant Professor
School of Buddhist Studies & Civilization
Gautam Buddha University
Greater Noida

Dr. Saraswati Kumari

Department of History
Mahila Maha Vidyalay
BHU, Varanasi

Dr. Rajeev Kumar

Associate Professor
Department of Economics
MGKVP, Varanasi

Dr. Manish P. Meshram

Assistant Professor
School of Buddhist Studies & Civilization
Gautam Buddha University
Greater Noida

Dr. Anil Kumar

Assistant Professor
Department of History
Rajdhani College
New Delhi

Dr. Ajay Kumar

Research Fellow
Indian Institute of Advanced Studies
Shimla

Dr. Pratima Gond

Assistant Professor
Department of sociology
BHU, Varanasi

Dr. Shailesh Kumar Ram

Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Raja Singh College
Siwan

Dr. S. M. Shafi Bhat

Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Government Degree College
Bijbehara

Dr. Shiladitya Chakraborty

Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Kalyani
Nadia

Dr. Jitendera Wasnik

Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration & Local Self Government
RTM University
Nagpur

Dr. Vinod Khobragade

Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology
Dayalbagh Educational Institute
Agra

Dr. Ashok Ram

Head and Assistant Professor
Department of Political science
St. Columba’s College
VBU, Hazaribag

Dr. M. Iqbal Rather

Assistant Professor
Department of Religious Studies
Government Degree College
Bijbehara

Dr. Surendra Pd. Kushwaha

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
St. Columba’s College
Hazaribag

Dr. Sampat Ram Raiger

Associate Professor
Political Science, SRP Govt. PG. College
Bandikui, Dausa

Dr. Manoj Sankhla

Lecture
Department of Political Science
GSSS khairana
Jhalawar

Dr. Makkhan Lal Nayak

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Government Shakbher PG College, Jaipur

Imtijaz Ahmad

Assistant Professor
Department of Pol. Sc. and Pub. Ad.
Dr. Shakuntala Mishra National Rehabilitation University, Lucknow

Ramchandra Kumar

Assistant Professor
Department of Education
R.S.P. College
Jharia, Dhanbad

Saurabh Suman

Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
K.B. Jha College, Katihar

Mala Meshram

Former Project Coordinator
IRHP (DANIDA)
Former Research Investigator
Taleem Research Foundation, Ahmedabad
Former Technical Assistant
ICSSR Project, BHU
Varanasi