Professional Activities

Well-known public speaker and social worker – associated with several social organizations including Maharashtra Sahitya Sanskruti Mandal (from 2008 to date), Marathi Vishwakosh Nirmiti Mandal (Encyclopedia Committee), Government of Maharashtra (1993-96) and Kusumagraja Pratishthan, Nashik (1994-96).

Anchored and participated in several discussions on All-India Radio, Radio France, National Public Radio (USA), Doordarshan, NDTV, BBC (UK) and ABC (USA) and CCTV (China).

Interviews in TIME (October 1997), the National Geographic Journal on "Caste System in India" (March 2004), in International Herald Tribune (2005) and a Cover Story in Readers’ Digest (October 2006).