Ramachandra Guha

Ramachandra Guha (born 29 April 1958) is an Indian writer whose research interests include environmental, social, economics, political, contemporary and cricket history. He is also a columnist for ''The Telegraph'', ''Hindustan Times'' and Hindi Daily Newspaper Amar Ujala.

A regular contributor to various academic journals, Guha has also written for ''The Caravan'' and ''Outlook'' magazines. For the year 2011–12, he held a visiting position at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), the Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs. His latest book is ''Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World'' (2018), the second part of his two-volume biography of M. K. Gandhi. It is a follow-up to the acclaimed ''Gandhi Before India'' (2013). His large body of work, covering a wide range of fields and yielding a number of rational insights, has made him a significant figure in Indian historical studies, and Guha is valued as one of the major historians of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.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.

He was appointed to BCCI's panel of administrators by the Supreme Court of India on 30 January 2017, only to resign in July of the same year. Provided by Wikipedia

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