Prof. Bidyut Chakrabarty

Designation: Professor, Department of Political Science




London School of Economics and Political Science, 1985

Areas of Interest / Specialization

Public Administration, Indian Politics, Indian Political Thought and Movement, Indian Nationalist Movement



♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. Constitutional Democracy in India. London and New York: Routledge, 2018. (ISBN: 978-1-351-37530-6)

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. Indian Constitution: Text, Context and Interpretation. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017. (ISBN: 978-9-386-44610-7).

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut & Prakash Chand. Indian Administration in an Evolutionary Perspective. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2016. ISBN: 978-9-351-50733-8.

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. Localizing Governance in India. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. (ISBN 978-1-315-52896-0).  

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut & Sugato Hazra. Winning the Mandate: The Indian Experience. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2016. (ISBN 978-93-515-0744-4).

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut.  Ethics in Governance in India. London & New York: Routledge, 2016. (ISBN 978-1-317-32909-1).

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut & Prakash Chand. Public Policy: Concept, Theory and Practice. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2016. (ISBN-13: 978-9351509257).

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. Communism in India: processes and events. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014 (ISBN 978-0-19-997489-4).

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. Left Radicalism in India. London & New York: Routledge, 2015 (ISBN 978-0-415-81032-6).  

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. Confluence of Thought: Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. (ISBN 978-0-19-995123-9). 

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. Coalition Politics in India (Oxford India Short Introduction Series). Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014. (ISBN 0-19-809857-X.) 

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut, & Prakash Chand. Public Administration in a Globalizing World: Theories and Practices. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2012. (ISBN 978-81-321-0948-8).

Edited Books

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut, ed.  Non-Violence: Challenges and Prospects. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014. (ISBN 0-19-809038-2).


♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut and S. Dhal. "Deepening Democracy in India: The Role of Women Parliamentarians and Their Challenges". In: Ahmed N. (eds) Women in Governing Institutions in South Asia. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018 (ISBN: 978-3-319-57474-5)

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. "The Interface Between the Generalists and Professionals: The Indian Experience". In: Ahmed N. (eds) Inclusive Governance in South Asia. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018 (ISBN: 978-3-319-60903-4)


♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. “Localizing Governance: pros and cons,” International Journal of Urban Sciences 19, no. 2 (July, 2015). [Peer reviewed article].

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. “BR Ambedkar and the History of Constitutionalizing India,” Contemporary South Asia 24, no. 2 (2016 forthcoming). [Peer reviewed article]. 

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. “Maoism, Recalcitrant Citizenry and Counterinsurgency Measures in India,” Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs 1, no. 3 (2014). [Peer reviewed article]

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. “Narrativising Women Empowerment in India,” Indian Journal of Public Administration, no. 1 (January-March), 2015. [Journal article]

Chakrabarty, Bidyut. “Universal Benefit: Trusteeship in Gandhian perspective,” Modern Asian Studies 49, no. 2 (2015). [Peer reviewed article] 

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. “The Study Of Public Administration In India: A Chequered Journey (?),” Indian Journal of Public Administration LX, No.1 (January-March, 2014). [Journal article]  

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. “Citizen-Government Partnership: Bhagidari in Delhi,” International Journal of Urban Sciences 16, Issue 1 (March 2012). [Peer reviewed article]

♦ Chakrabarty, Bidyut. “The Minnowbrook Conference III, 2008 and the State of Public Administration,” Indian Journal of Public Administration 58, No. 4 (October-December, 2012). [Journal article]