Hindol Sengupta

Author, Columnist

An Indian journalist and award-winning author of nine books, Hindol Sengupta became the first Indian to win the prestigious Wilbur Award, by the Religion Communicators Council of America for his book Being Hindu: Understanding a Peaceful Path in a Violent World.

His latest book is a best-selling biography of India’s first deputy prime minister Vallabhbhai Patel.

Sengupta is a World Economic Forum Young Global leader and a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University. He has been a journalist at the Indian editions of Fortune magazine, Bloomberg TV, CNBC and CNN. He is Editor-at-Large for the Indian edition of the Fortune.

He won the PSF Prize for public service in India in 2015. His book Recasting India: How Entrepreneurship is Revolutionizing the World’s Largest Democracy was short-listed in 2015 for the Hayek Prize given by the Manhattan Institute in memory of the Nobel laureate economist F. A. Hayek.

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