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  • The Tribune - Stories of survival, and suicides
  • The Telegraph – Stoic faces of survival
  • Firstpost – ‘Widows of Vidarbha’ highlights the lessor-known perseverance of the wives of farmers who commit suicides
  • Huffingtonpost -Karni Sena Threatens Author Kota Neelima
  • The Indian Express – Vetrimaaran to adopt ‘Shoes of the Dead’ into film
  • The Week – Kota Neelima effortlessly blends farmers’ suicides, the ethics of journalism and politics into a gripping tale.
  • Mahesh Bhatt – Kota Neelima’s paintings are the reflection of her individual consciousness engaging with life.
  • Namita Gokhale – Her (painting) are emblematic of the abiding generosity of Indian spiritual traditions.

Kota Neelima is a political author and has been a journalist for over 23 years in New Delhi. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, and a Doctorate in Political Science from the University of Delhi. Neelima was Senior Research Fellow, South Asia Studies at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC. She was a political editor for The Sunday Guardian newspaper and principal correspondent for The Indian Express covering politics. She writes on farmer suicides, women farmers, gender and issues concerning the rural poor and electoral reforms.Kota Neelima is a political author and has been a journalist for over 23 years in New Delhi.

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