List of Signatories till 05 March 2016.

S No. First Name Last Name Designation Country Comment
1 Prabir Purkayastha Chairperson, Knowledge Commons India I support this petition.
2 Ranjith Raj Vasam Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant – IIIT Hyderabad India I support this petition.
3 Shashikumar J Publishing Professional and Researcher India I support this petition.
4 A Sunil Dharan Assistant Professor, Delhi University India I support this petition.
5 Narayan Hegde Professor of English United States I am a recognized translator of Indian literature. I support this petition.
6 Anil Pannikker Consultant Psychologist India I support this petition.
7 Manu V Devadevan Assistant Professor of History, IIT Mandi India I support this petition.
8 keerti Ramachandra translator and editor India I support this petition.
9 Purushottama Bilimale Professor of Kannada India I support this petition.
10 Atlury Murali Professor, Dept. of History, University of Hyderabad India I support this petition. He is a fine scholar and we must support his endeavor: taking Indian classical literature to the world communities is the need of the hour.
11 Geetanjali Chanda United States I support this petition.
12 Usha Ramaswamy India I support this petition.
13 Amrita Bhalla Assoc. Prof in English India I support this petition.
14 Jaishree Misra Novelist India I support this petition.
15 Gayathrhri Sreedharan Researcher, Writer. Coordinator, IWF. India I support this petition.
16 Muraleedhara Upadhya Rt professor , Department of Kannada , Poornaprajna College Udupi India I support this petition.
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17 Malu Gazdar (retired)Sprcial Education Teacher India I support this petition.
18 Poile Sengupta Author India I support this petition.
19 Souradeep Roy Editorial Collective, Indian Writers’ Forum India I support this petition.
20 Ravi Kumar Editor, Manarkeni – research journal in Tamil India I support this petition.
21 Saikat Majumdar Writer and academic United States I support this petition.
22 Oyndrila Sarkar PhD Scholar Germany I support this petition.
23 CK Mathew Retired India I support this petition.
24 Dipesh Chakrabarty United States I support this petition.
25 Richard Young Faculty, History of Religions, Princeton Theological Seminary United States I support this petition.Wholeheartedly!
26 Vaasanthi Sundaram Author, journalist, former editor of India Today, Tamil edition I support this petition.
27 Basavaraja Kodagunti Asst. Professor India I support this petition.
28 Asad Zaidi India I support this petition.
29 Amritjit Singh Langston Hughes Professor of English United States I support this petition. There is no room for the essentialism of national boundaries or ethnic origins in creativity among writers, artists, and scholars. If any scholars – Indian or Western – have disagreements with Pollock, they should express themselves through their essays and books, not in politically motivated attacks on his work.
30 Kapil Chowksey India I support this petition.
31 Adil Jussawalla Writer India I support this petition.
32 chukka srinivas United States I support this petition.
33 Sudeshna Sarkar Professor, IIT Kharagpur India I support this petition.
34 Ravish Choudhary India I support this petition.
35 Anjali Monteiro Professor, TISS India I support this petition.
36 Mona Das Assistant Professor India I support this petition.
37 Akshay Bakaya Auteur, Professeur de hindi, Inalco, Sciences Po Paris France Clearly not one of the 132 signatories even read Sheldon Pollock’s Heidelberg paper “What is South Asian knowledge good for?”, let alone a single book in the Murthy Library series. But that is typical of Taliban or Hindutva “scholarship”. Lynch without reading.
38 Padmini Mongia Professor United States I support this petition.
39 Rasika Kaushik Research Student India I support this petition.
40 Shabana Parveen Senior Consultant India I support this petition.
41 Vishwanath Bite Assistant Professor India I support this petition.
42 Rani Innes Teacher I support this petition.
43 P A Krishnan Writer India I support this petition.
44 Kanishk Tharoor I support this petition.
45 Aditi Roy Ghatak India I support this petition.
46 Ratna Raman Associate professor India I support this petition.
47 Kuldeep Kumar Journalist and Hindi poet India I support this petition.
48 Dhruv Jain PhD Candidate, York University Canada
49 Sonja Chandrachud Author India I support this petition because attaching ethnic origins to the acquisition of knowledge dilutes the efforts of true scholars keen on imparting their perhaps invaluable contributions which must be viewed in an impartial light not branded anti national without fair debate. To quote Plato ‘Good people do not need laws to tell to act responsibly while bad people will find a way around the Laws.’
50 Jonathan Gil Harris Professor of English and Dean of Academic Affairs I support this petition.
51 Ethan Kleinberg Executive Editor, History and Theory; Professor of History and Letters I support this petition.
52 Kalpana Sahni I support this petition.
53 Meena Alexander Distinguished Professor of English, City University of New York I support this petition.
54 Probal Dasgupta Professor of Linguistics, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata India I support this petition.
55 Gayatri Chatterjee Teach at Symbiosis Liberal Arts College India I support this petition.
 56 Uday Ratra India I support this petition.
 57 Tushar Ghose Retd. . City University, Hong Ko I support this petition.
 58 Aijaz Ahmad Professor, University of California, Irvine United States I support this petition.

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