Jaideep Hardikar Jaideep Hardikar is a Nagpur-based journalist, currently working with the Telegraph as the central India correspondent. He began his reporting career with Lokmat Times in April 1997 and has subsequently worked with the Hitavada and DNA, Mumbai. He has won several fellowships and awards, including the Sanskriti Award for young journalists in 2003 for his reportage on rural issues. In 2009, he travelled to the United States of America under the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowship programme and worked with Sun Sentinel in South Florida. For more than a decade, Hardikar has reported extensively from Vidarbha on farmer suicides and the cotton crisis. This book was born of his travels under the K.K. Birla Foundation Media Fellowship in 2001.

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