Dr. Mridul Bhasin
Dr. Mridul Bhasin A Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Mridul Bhasin, obtained her Ph. D. from Emory University, Atlanta. Her thesis comprised of Afro-American influences specifically, the undercurrent of violence and subjugation in the Negro folk tales. Her good command on Hindi has resulted in two books of translations—One from Penguin, The New Life is a collection of Padma Shree Vijay Dan Detha’s stories. Another from Hachette Publications, The Thunder Storm: Dalit Stories by Ratna Kumar Sambhria. She writes articles, reviews art exhibitions, historical sights and destinations for major publications. Based in Jaipur, Rajasthan, she is now running an NGO called Muskaan Foundation for Road Safety.