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Ravinder Kumar: A Personal Tribute

One shudders to think of the colossal national waste which would have resulted in the absence of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library that gave Ravinder Kumar the eminent national space to shape both disciplinary and public dialogue on the future of Indian development. As its director, for well over a decade, Ravinder Kumar deployed that space to nourish forms of reflexive scholarship, in ways that many Indian campuses still unfortunately fail to do.

Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Ravinder Kumar will be remembered for many things, some at the personal level by his friends, others at the institutional level by a much wider circle. Perhaps his biggest contribution will be, however, in having demonstrated that liberalism can create a space for itself in Indian institutional and academic life.
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