Palagummi Sainath
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Palagummi Sainath

Indian Journalist
Male
Born 1957
Age 58
Hometown Tamil Nadu

Palagummi Sainath is an Indian journalist. He calls himself a 'rural reporter' or simply a 'reporter', and photojournalist focusing on social problems, rural affairs, poverty and the aftermaths of globalization in India. He is the Rural Affairs Editor for The Hindu, and the website India Together has been archiving some of his work in The Hindu daily for the past six years. Amartya Sen has called him "one of the world's great experts on famine and hunger".… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1957 Birth Born in 1957.

TWENTIES

1980 23 Years Old He launched his career as a journalist at the United News of India in 1980 where he received the news agency's highest individual award. … Read More

THIRTIES

1991 34 Years Old The International Monetary Fund-led economic reforms launched in 1991 by Manmohan Singh constituted a watershed in India's economic history and in Sainath's journalistic career. … Read More
1993 36 Years Old In 1993 Sainath applied for a Times of India fellowship. … Read More

FIFTIES

2007 50 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He is one of few Indians to receive the Ramon Magsaysay Award, which he accepted in 2007 in the category of Journalism, Literature and Creative Communication Arts. … Read More
2009 52 Years Old In 2009 he won the Ramnath Goenka 'Journalist of the Year' award from The Indian Express. … Read More
2013 56 Years Old Sainath, at an interaction program in Bangalore, revealed that People's Archive of Rural India is going to commence operation on an experimental basis from June 2013. … Read More
…  He was the Rural Affairs Editor at The Hindu before resigning in 2014, and the website India Together has been archiving some of his work in The Hindu daily for the past six years. … Read More
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