DIPANKAR GUPTA is with the Centre for Social Studies, Surat.
K KAILASAPATHY is Professor and Head of the Department of Tamil, University ofJaffna, Sri Lanka.
C T KURIEN is the Director of Madras Institute of Development Studies, Madras.
SARASWATHI MENON is a research scholar at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, J^ew Delhi.
HARSH SET HI is Assistant Director, Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.