Swadesh Singh is an author, teacher and activist. He completed his education from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi. In a career spanning over fifteen years, including in academics, he has worked with reputed media organisations in the national capital. He now teaches political science at the University of Delhi. He has four books to his credit and regularly writes for newspapers, online platforms and academic journals. His core areas of interest are caste, social justice, party system, Hindutva and the media.