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Should be renamed Discovery of Poor India (Prof. Madhu Dandavate)

Brilliant . . . It rates comparison with Engels' Condition of the English Working Class . . . but Sainath writes better (Robin Jeffrey Australian)

Exemplary research, a fine sensibility, and much irony . . . an unquestionably fine (Indian Express)

[Sainath] has lifted the poor from the footnote to the page and made them a significant part [of] the very discourse of the Indian republic (Pioneer)

Deserves to be read by every conscientious citizen . . . and yes, by every journalist (Frontline)

About the Author

Palagummi Sainath is founder-editor of the People's Archive of Rural India (PARI). He has been a journalist and reporter for thirty-seven years and has covered rural India full time for twenty-five of those. He was the rural affairs editor of The Hindu for a decade from 2004. He took an MA in history from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and joined the United News of India in 1980. In 1982, he became foreign editor of the Daily and deputy chief editor of the weekly Blitz in Mumbai. In early 1993, he left Blitz to work on rural poverty, after winning a Times of India fellowship that enabled him to pursue the subject. That work resulted in this book.
Sainath has won close to fifty national and international reporting awards and fellowships, including the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2007, the UNFAO's Boerma Award, Amnesty International's Global Human Rights journalism prize and the European Commission's Lorenzo Natali Media Prize. Sainath has also lectured on journalism, development and politics in universities across India and several other countries. He has been deeply involved in the training of journalists and has been teaching at the social communications media department of the Sophia Polytechnic in Mumbai for thirty years. He has also been teaching at the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, since its inception in 2000. In 2012, he was the McGraw Professor of Writing at Princeton. He lives in Mumbai.

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  • Paperback: 470 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin India; 1st Edition edition (14 October 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140259848
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140259841
  • Product Dimensions: 14.1 x 3.8 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 83 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,615 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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