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Nandini Sundar: Profile and Husband



Nandini Sundar is a noted sociologist of India. She is currently working as the Professor of Sociology, Delhi University. She has also published many path breaking books on sociology, anthropology and various facets of counter insurgency operations in South Asia. She is considered a Left leaning intellectual and her published works also point to the same.


Nandini Sundar was recently in news because of an FIR filed against her along with four others in the murder of an anti naxal tribal leader. It is hard to digest that she can be involved in a murder. But, there is also no denying that she has always protected many murderers and terrorists.





Profile of Nandini Sundar


Nandini Sundar is exclusively known for her works in Chhatisgarh and some of her published books/opinions. Apart from being a Professor, she is also involved with many Leftist publications.


Nandini has been accused many times for inciting tribals in Chhatisgarh to become naxals and raise arms against the Government machinery. In fact, Baghel, who was killed recently allegedly by naxals, had filed a complaint against her few months back in the local police station. Baghel and many of villagers were trying to make their area peaceful through proper communication mechanism among tribals and non tribals. It is said that Nandini sensed that Baghel can become a problem for Naxals in the long run if he succeeded. That’s why the entire plan of his murder was done and executed. The FIR has been lodged against her on the basis of complaint filed by the wife of the victim.



Husband of Nandini Sundar


Nandini Sundar is also known for her husband – Siddarth Varadrajan, the former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu newspaper. It should be noted that Siddarth doesn’t hold the Indian citizenship. He is a USA citizen and lives a lavish life in New York. It is not known whether Nandini is an Indian or not. Siddarth Varadrajan is known as the most vocal supporters of naxalites, goons and terrorists in India. In fact, he was removed from The Hindu because of the sheer stupidity he was showing there. As a matter of policy, The Hindu doesn’t interfere with news and present it in actual forms. This newspaper is Left leaning and stick with views only on the Editorial Section and Op-Ed Pages (apart from its sister concern Frontline). However, Siddarth Varadrajan was started to insert views – against Narendra Modi – in news also. He was warned and later dismissed. Now, he is running a useless e-magazine named The Wire.





Needless to say, the naxalite apologist Siddharth Varadrajan along with hundreds of urban naxals have started to protest for this FIR. However, they don't care about Mr. Baghel who was killed in a gruesome manner by naxals.


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