Chandra Bhan Prasad

Chandra Bhan Prasad

New York Times recognizes him as the Crusader (who) Sees Wealth as Cure for Caste Bias August 29,2008- the Washington Post isn’t unaware of him-In an Indian Village, Signs of the Loosening Grip of Caste- August 31,2008. BBC News ‘English goddess’ for India’s down-trodden Feb 15,2011 isn’t tentative either; World’s top knowledge warehouses Harvard Universityfootnotes Mr. Prasad- Freedom as Development: – Harvard Kennedy School.

Not many of us would grapple at the distinctive recognition that Mr. Prasadgrabs, for instance, New York Times celebrates his expressions as- Quotation of the Day– for December 22/2011 in its worldwide morning edition.

The Times of India puts Mr. Prasad on its edit pages not infrequently; at cover pages twice; The Sunday Pioneer- gives him the first ever column by a Dalit in an English Daily- the Dalit Diary [1999-2014]. Mr. Prasad is a decipherable face on the Pipali idiot box screens- as the Dalit Ideologue.

Spot Mr. Prasad in his newly co-installed mirror-Defying the Odds-the rise of Dalit entrepreneurship, that catchesattention of the London’s Financial Times, Times of India, Business Standard,, Live Mint, The Hindu, First Post, to name a few.

A Visiting Scholar at an Ivy League school, University of Pennsylvania, | Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI) Mr. Prasad is quoted by some of the world’s top minds on India, including couple of Nobel Laureates, for instance, Prof Gary Beckar on , Prof Amartya Sen.

Fond of Capitalism as an emancipator of the repressed; promoter of English amongst the Dalits- English, the Dalit Goddess; was also inspirational character to Sagarika Ghose’s novel- The Gin Drinkers.

Mr. Prasad amazed the people that are placed on the outer side of his Wall–his friends, with the twirl that he contemplated for about half a decade, but took with the launch of an Entrepreneur himself!

"While markets may not transcend caste they mitigate its social salience, while the experience with reservations have only increased its political salience." Book "Defying The Odds- The Rise of Dalit Entrepreneurs"

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