Tejas Harad

Tejas Harad currently works as a copy editor at the Economic and Political Weekly. In an independent capacity, Harad regularly writes commentary pieces on Indian politics, technology, media, and social movements. Lately, his writing has focused on India’s caste system and the anti-caste movement’s challenge to this oppressive social structure. His articles have appeared in the Hindustan Times, Mint, the Wire, NewsLaundry, Round Table India, Buzzfeed India, Loksatta and other publications in English and Marathi. Harad was a journalist fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism in 2019-20 where his research focused on the under-representation of Bahujan journalists in news media. He also runs a web portal called the [Satyashodhak].