VERONIKA BENNHOLDT-THOMSEN is in the Department of Sociology, University of Bielefeld, Federal Republic of Germany.
ASIM CHAUDHURI teaches in North Bengal University, Darjeeling.
SUNEET CHOPRA is State Committee Member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Western UP.
MUSHIRUL HASAM is Reader in Modern Indian History, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
M KAR is in the Department of History, St Edmund's College, Shillong.
I QjADEER is at the Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
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