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Sunil Khilnani: The political scientist

He is recognised for his contribution to political thought and for fostering the understanding of India via his scholarship.

india Updated: Jan 09, 2006 11:54 IST
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He is serving as Professor of Politics and Director, South Asia Studies at the John Hopkins University in Washington DC. He has also been a Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge and a visiting Professor at Seikei University, Tokyo.

A globally renowned political scientist, he also held the Leverhume Fellowship (1998-2000) and was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington DC.

He has a number of publications to his credit, the most recent and acclaimed being Idea of India where he has meticulously argued in favour of unity in diversity for India.

ProfKhilnani is recognised for his stellar contribution to political thought and for fostering the understanding of India through his scholarship.

First Published: Jan 05, 2006 19:27 IST