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लेखक वरिष्ठ स्तंभकार हैं और 28 वर्षों तक मुख्यधारा की सक्रिय पत्रकारिता से जुड़े रहे हैं। कई प्रमुख अख़बारों और टीवी न्यूज़ चैनलों का लंबा अनुभव है.


Daya Sagar ( Advisor Jammu Kashmir Study Center) : Original thinker & Free-lancer scribe and  a ‘student’ of Jammu Kashmir affairs. Engineer by profession with a Post Graduate Degree (1971). Professionally too he has excelled. Has worked in Private as well as Public Sector for 34 years.

He belongs to a family that has remained associated politically and administratively with the times of Maharaja Hari Singh, Sheikh Mohd Abdullah/pre 1953 days/ times of Bakshi Gulam Mohammed/Shams-u-Din/ G.M.Sadiq/ Sayed Mir Qasim/ Sheikh Abdullah 1975 once again.

He, Feely and critically, covers social, education, economy, international relations, human rights and subjects like J&K affairs/history of J&K. Nearly 1000 articles published in different newspapers / magazines  (published from Srinagar City, Jammu City, Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Bangalore, and other cities ). Daya Sagar is advisor to Jammu Kashmir Study Center.

He has the distinction of having promoted the idea of Social Audit through a voluntary group called Group Research and Audit on Social Programmes(GRASP INDIA) in 1990s. He is working for  promoting the concept of HUMANITARIAN COEFFICIENT (HQ) along with Intelligence Coefficient (IQ) since no intelligence is of use to Humanity unless it is used for the WELFARE / CAUSE of Others.

He actively remains associated with the voluntary sector for the social / human  needs & rights of the under privileged / needy since 1980 , has even headed  organisations like J&K Samaj Kalyan Kendra, Jammu Gramin Vikas Sanstha and J&K Confederation of Voluntary, Social and Charitable Organisations. Advisor to International Human Rights Protection Council, Jammu(J&K).

In brief he is always available for joining any effort for the cause of humanity, VOICE of the unheard, Carry awareness to remotely placed Indians for standing against the divisive designs of those who promote caste or religion based politics.

 Books Daya Sagar has authered:

  1. J&K Affairs : Mishandled -Misquoted –Miscarried
  2. Jammu and Kashmir State : 1947 Accession : Events Thereafter
  3. Article 370 – Law and Politics- Daya Sagar Looks into the Mirror of A G Noorani
  4. A Look Through the Mist : PDP Self Rule
  5. History of Delimitation in J&K
  6. Real Face of Art-370 of Constitution of India
  7. Jammu Kashmir— A Victim of Personal Ambitions of some and Mis-handling by the Core Indian Leadership



Dr Shivpoojan Prasad Pathak has completed his M.Phil/ Ph. D in international politics from school of international studies, JNU, New Delhi. He has teaching and research experience of 8 years in various colleges and think tank, presented papers in national and international seminars and published many articles and chapters.

Currently, author teaches political science as an Assistant Professor with Aryabhatta College (University of Delhi) and affiliated with Jammu Kashmir Study Centre, New Delhi.

His research area of interests includes theories of International Politics, Globalisation, India’s Foreign Policy, Jammu and Kashmir, China’s Foreign and Security Policy, Classical and Modern Political Philosophy. He was the subject expert of E-Content creation UGC-CEC model curricula for undergraduate level with A.J.K. Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and Rastriya Sanskrit Sansthanam (National Institute of Sanskrit) Deemed University, New Delhi.


Sonali Chitalkar is Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Miranda House, University of Delhi.


Chandan Anand has keen interest in the affairs of Jammu and Kashmir. He has been following Jammu and Kashmir very closely from last many years. Lately, he has started writing on the subjects related to Jammu and Kashmir. Also, Chandan Anand is a blogger and has thoughts can be found on his blog “Vichar Pravah (विचार प्रवाह)”. He is post graduate in Mass Communication and also doing freelance Journalism.


दीपक द्विवेदी ने माइक्रोबायोलाजी विषय में स्नातक, स्नातकोत्तर एवं डाक्टरेट किया है और पेशे से वैज्ञानिक है, स्वतंत्र लेखन में रूचि होने के कारण पत्रकारिता में स्नातक किया और विविध समसामायिक विषयों में लेखन करने में अभिरूचि रखते हैं। जम्मू काश्मीर तथा राष्ट्रीय महत्व के मुद्दों को राष्ट्रहित के नजरिए से परखने और विष्लेषण करने का प्रयास करते हैं। 


Rajeev Kumar Panday is a practicing lawyer at Supreme Court of India and High Court at Bombay. He is an expert of the legal affairs of Jammu and Kashmir.

 Below is his brief activity profile.

  • Member of National Legal Team of Jammu Kashmir Study Center
  • Activist for Human Rights :- Filed several PIL in Bombay High Court
  • Executive Editor of “Civil Liberties”
  • Regular Columnist of “Vivek” a weekly dedicated to social cause as well as contributor of Articles to Vimarsh & Newsdoot.  
  • Director of International Human Rights Foundation
  • Executive Committee Member of My Home India- an organization working for integration of North-East.



Vivek Sinha is a Senior Journalist who has been writing News Commentaries for more than a decade. Over the last several years he has written news reports for leading publications of India such as Hindustan Times, The Times of India, Deccan Chronicle and Asian Age. Apart from being a Journalist he also makes Documentaries and Short-Films. His Twitter handle is @viveksinha28.


Colonel (Retired) Jaibans Singh, a reputed analyst of Indian defence and security affairs, has an abiding interest in issues related to national security, internal security, geopolitical developments and defence strategy in the context of the nation. His area of specialty encompasses Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan and China. Jaibans Singh contributes to a large number of newspapers, defence magazines, news agencies and web sites. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of, a popular web portal on defence news and views.


ललित कौशिक एक पत्रकार हैं और कई समाचार पत्रों में काम कर चुके हैं, जैसे "हरिभूमि", "आज समाज" और "उत्तम हिन्दू" I आपके राजनीती और खेल पर कई लेख प्रकाशित हो चुके हैं वर्तमान में आपके स्तम्भ विभिन्न पत्र, पत्रिकओं में प्रकाशित होते हैंI 


Pradeep Kumar (LL.M., MSW., LL.B) is a research scholar on Constitution of India. Apart from being a researcher he is also a prolific writer. His writings span the field of Constitutional Law, Integration of state of Jammu Kashmir with India, Human Rights, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking.

His books entitled " “Article 370: Evolving Clarity Beyond The Conundrum”, Mewar University Press have been widely acclaimed. He has more than 10 research papers to his credit which have been published in the leading law journals, books and e-magazines. He has contributed papers in several national conferences and seminars etc as a guest speaker.

P. Kumar is  also associated with a think tank (Jammu Kashmir Study Centre) as a member of the syndicate. He is also a Visiting Fellow in the Global Village Foundation, a leading development organization forming policies and suggesting innovative ideas to various state departments.


डॉ रविप्रभात एक गवर्न्मेंट कालेज में असिस्टेंट प्रोफ़ेसर (संस्कृत) के पद पर कार्यरत हैं। अनवरत रूप से विभिन्न माध्यमो द्वारा ज्वलन्त मुद्दों पर अपनी राय रखते हैं।जम्मू कश्मीर में मामलों में लेखक की गहन अभिरुचि है तथा समग्र परिवेश को राष्ट्रीय महत्त्व से नजरिये से परखने और विश्लेषण करने का प्रयास करते हैं। लेखक का प्रयास जम्मू कश्मीर के सकारात्मक परिदृश्य को उकेरने के साथ कुछ ऐसे पहलुओ को प्रकाश में लाने का होता है जिनका कहीं न कहीं जम्मू कश्मीर की सांस्कृतिक विरासत से गहन अंतःसंबंध है।


मनमोहन ठाकुर भोपाल (मध्यप्रदेश) के रहने वाले हैं। ये जम्मू और कश्मीर राज्य के विषयों में विशेष रुचि रखते है और राज्य से सम्बंधित विभिन्न विषयों पर लिखते रहते हैं। मनमोहन ठाकुर जम्मू कश्मीर अध्ययन केंद्र की भोपाल शाखा से जुड़े है तथा सामाजिक परिवेश में विभिन्न माध्यमों के द्वारा युवाओं को राष्ट्रीय महत्त्व और देश के प्रति लगाव, प्रेम और समर्पण को जाग्रत करने का प्रयास करते रहते हैं। मनमोहन ठाकुर एक मोटिवेशनल ट्रेनर भी हैं।


Abha Khanna (Director, media, Jammu Kashmir Study Centre) has over 18 years’ experience in journalism (reporting, editing & newspaper production). She worked 12 years in the Hindustan Times, and writes regularly on social and developmental issues. She is also actively involved in grassroots work with children and women from weaker sections of the society.