Ramachandra Guha

Guha in 2016 Ramachandra "Ram" Guha}} (born 29 April 1958) is an Indian historian, environmentalist, writer and public intellectual whose research interests include social, political, contemporary, environmental and cricket history, and the field of economics. He is an important authority on the history of modern India.

For the years 2011–12, he held a visiting position at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), occupying the Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs. Guha was a visiting professor at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru. The American Historical Association (AHA) has conferred its Honorary Foreign Member prize for the year 2019 on Ramchandra Guha. He is the third Indian historian to be recognised by the association, joining the ranks of Romila Thapar and Jadunath Sarkar, who received the honour in 2009 and 1952, respectively.

Covering a wide range of subjects, Guha has produced three major books of modern India's socio-political history. Among them, Gandhi Before India (2013) and Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World (2018), are the two volumes of biography of Mahatma Gandhi, an icon of the Indian independence movement. The other being India After Gandhi (2007), an account of the history of India from 1947-2017, which received commercial and critical success.

He is a trustee of ''New India Foundation'' fellowship programme. He was appointed to BCCI's panel of administrators by the Supreme Court of India in January 2017, but stepped down from his position citing personal reasons five months later. A regular contributor to various academic journals, Guha has also written for ''The Caravan'' and ''Outlook'' magazines. His book India After Gandhi is read by aspirants of the Indian civil services examination. He is a columnist for ''The Telegraph'', ''Hindustan Times'', and Hindi daily newspaper, ''Amar Ujala''. Guha was listed among the 100 most powerful Indians in 2022 by The Indian Express. Provided by Wikipedia
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