Nikhit Kumar Agrawal

Nikhit Agrawal

Nikhit Kumar Agrawal

Graduate Student


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Research Interest:

Anthropology of social movements; anthropology of the state; agricultural anthropology; anthropology of bureaucracy


Sociocultural Anthropology


2017 “Mobilization in Vidarbha: A Comparative Study,” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol 52, No 39, pp 46-53.

2018 “How Community Involvement Gave New Life to a Failed Government Project in Haryana,” The Wire, November 17.

2018 “India Should Recognize That Manual Scavenging is Akin to Slavery,” The Wire, July 18.

2018 “India’s Future Growth Track Hinges on Supreme Court’s Aadhaar Ruling,” The Wire, June 1.

2018 “Why India’s Oppressed Lack a United Voice,” The Wire, January 3


MA Sociology, University of Delhi

B.Tech Computer Science, IIT Delhi