H JV GOHAIJV is Reader in English at the Gauhati University, Gauhati, Assam.
KRISHNAN HARIHARAN is a film maker, Yukt Cooperative, Bombay.
RAJU KURIAN is a research scholar at the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum.
CLAUDE MEILLASSOUX is Professor at the Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
SARASWATHI MENON is a research scholar at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
B T RANADIVE is President of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions and a Member of the Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).