Jadumani Mahanand


M.A.; M. Phil. (University of Hyderabad);
Ph.D. candidate (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Jadumani Mahanand is trained in Political Science. He obtained M.A and M. Phil degrees in Political Science, from department of Political Science University of Hyderabad. He has submitted PhD at Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He was a DAAD visiting research scholar to Centre for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany, Oct-December 2016.


Jadumani has published in peer-reviewed journals and edited books. He writes in opinion page on contemporary social and political issue.

Journal Article: Peer-reviewed.


Mahanand, Jadumani. (2020). “Ambedkar’s Critique of Recognition.” Studies in Indian Politics, Sage, forthcoming, June Issue.

Mahanand, Jadumani. (2020). Ambedkar in Academic Space. In B. R. Ambedkar: The Quest for Justice, Aakash Singh Rathore, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.


Mahanand, Jadumani. (2016). Ambedkar’s Ideas of Equality. In “Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s Social Justice towards and Egalitarian Social Order”, ed. Ashok Kumar P, New Delhi: Meena Publication. 

Mahanand, Jadumani. (2019). “Faking radicalism in a global context”, Telengana Today, 1, September.

Mahanand, Jadumani. 2019. “A Documentary Film That Brings Alive Dalit Struggles in UP.” The Wire, 3 November.


Mahanand, Jadumani. (2019). “Chaiwala, chowkidar and caste politics in India: Does Narendra Modi talking about caste add to his wave”? Edex Live, The New Indian Express, 20 May.


Mahanand, Jadumani. (2018). “Constitution Awareness Campaign: A Case from South-Western Odisha, the ground for Dalit Movement.” Round Table India, 26, November.

Contemporary Political Philosophy on liberal and communitarian debates, Critical Theory on recognition and redistribution debate, Caste, Recognition, Democracy, and Good Society.