Barun Roy is a Scholar, Author, Journalist, Designer and an IT Entrepreneur based in India.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Doctoral Research Scholar (Mass Communication) – Central University of Sikkim, Dept. of Mass Communication
  • UGC NET (Journalism and Mass Communication)
  • UGC NET (History)
  • M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication)
  • M. A. (History)
  • PGDCA, PGCAD (Hindustan Institute of Engineering Technology, Chennai)
  • B. A (Philosophy Honours)

Books authored:

Books included in the syllabi of the following Universities and Colleges (The list is not exhaustive and is for informational purposes only)


For Gorkhas and Gorkhaland

  1. Monopolising a statehood movement: Gorkhaland between authoritarian parties and” aware citizens” : M Wenner – 2015 –
  2. The demands of recognition: state anthropology and ethnopolitics in Darjeeling, T Middleton – 2015 – Stanford University Press
  3. Plantation industry of Darjeeling region: A historical study, S Rai – 2015 –
  4. Intrastate Conflict and Social Space in a Critical Realist Perspective. A Quantitative Analysis of the Formation of Non-State Actors and of Profiles of Violence in Asia, T Wencker – 2018 –
  5. Communist Party in Darjeeling and the Gorkhaland Movement (1943-2011), S Chettri – 2017 –
  6. Land Question, Ethnicity and the Gorkhaland Movement: The Political Economy Perspective, P Rumba – Journal of Exclusion Studies, 2017 –

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