Co-Director Ashutosh Kumar Thakur is a management consultant and literary critic based in Bengaluru (India), known for giving his unwavering contributions in the fields of literature, art, culture and music—he is core member of Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF). At KLF, he spearheads the policy planning, strategic initiatives and outreach to the intellectuals’ fraternity in India and beyond boundaries. Moreover, he supports the growth strategy for KLF’s group publications: Odisha Diary, India Education Diary and The Energia. He is an alumnus of Banaras Hindu University and Pondicherry University.
An avid reader and writer with deep sensibilities and concerns, he writes for leading publications including Outlook, Newslaundry, ThePrint, The Lallantop (India Today), Rashtriya Sahara, Prabhat Khabar, India Education Diary, Odisha Diary.
He can be reached at: [email protected]