Shri Palagummi Sainath, Journalist and Reporter, Founder Editor – People’s Archive of Rural India, Chennai
Shri Palagummi Sainath is a renowned journalist, respected teacher and photographer. With a career spanning three decades, he is acknowledged as a champion of rural India, an advocate of equality, human rights and honest reporting. Sainath is one of the most influential voices in the public discourse on agrarian crisis. Having spent 70-80% of his time for decades in rural areas, he reports on real life issues faced by the most underprivileged sections of our society.