About the Director

Prof Rakesh Sinha has been heading IPF since 2008 as its honorary director. He is an eminent political scientist. An Associate Professor at Delhi University, Prof Sinha has authored books like Biography of Dr KB Hedgewar(published in five languages); political Journalism( under the fellowship of Makhanlal Chaturvdi Patrakarita and Sanchar Vishwawidyalaya,Bhopal), Golwalkar(Shri Guruji) and Indian Muslims, Terrorism and Indian Media. He is credited to break the ice on the Sachar Committee report. His research based intervention brought many facts on the committee’s functioning and report. Moreover, his monograph Deceptive Equality( deconstructing Equal Opportunity Commission) was a major policy intervention which stopped the government to bring a bill to form EOC. His latest edited book “Secular India: Politics of Minorityism”(Vitasta Publication) unveils distorted social philosophy of the Indian state.