Dr N K CHANDRA is professor of economics at the Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Dr AMALENDU GUHA is professor of economic history at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta.
SURENDRA MUNSHI is in the Sociology Group of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Dr ANANT PHADKE practises medicine in Pune.
P SUNDARAYTA is general secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and vice-president. All India Kisan Sabha.