Manthan is a forum to promote public discourse. It aims to promote vibrant, meaningful, intelligent conversations in many ways. It is one-of-its-kind initiative in the country which aims to engage citizens from all walks of life.
In 14 years, since 2005, it has hosted 275+ talks by Thought Leaders from across the world, on the widest variety of subjects. Countless debates happen daily on all kinds of issues. Manthan is apolitical, non-partisan, and a voluntary initiative. It has over 20,000 opt-in members.
On October 2, every year since 2013, it also holds a day long discourse, MANTHAN SAMVAAD where the finest minds come to deliver talks on things that matter. This is a festival of thoughts and ideas!
Sagarika Ghose speaks about our fundamental right to freedom.
Sagarika Ghose, Journalist and Author
Sagarika Ghose is one of India’s most noted journalists as well as an author and broadcaster. She has worked at The Times Of India, Outlook magazine and The Indian Express. She was a prime time television news anchor on BBC World’s “Question Time India” as well as on the news network CNNIBN. She is the author of two novels, “The Gin Drinkers” and “Blind Faith” as well as the recently published acclaimed biography of Indira Gandhi, “Indira, India’s Most Powerful Prime Minister,” now slated for a screen adaptation. Her latest book is: ‘ Why I Am A Liberal. A Manifesto for Indians Who Believe In Individual Freedom.’ (Penguin.Viking. 2018) She has won numerous awards for journalism, including the C. H Mohammad Koya National Journalism Award as well as Best Anchor Award from the Indian Television Academy. She has also been listed as one of the world’s most famous women Rhodes Scholars. Ghose is a popular and widely read columnist and at present she is consulting editor with The Times Of India.