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Dr Mrutuyanjaya Sahu

Dr Mrutuyanjaya SahuDr Mrutuyanjaya Sahu was the Subir Chowdhury Fellow 2012-13 at LSE Asia Research Centre.

He is presently working on Urban Development and Involuntary Population Resettlement in India.

Dr Sahu worked as a Ford Foundation Visiting Fellow in the Centre for the Study of Law & Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, as an Academic Associate at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and also as a Research Associate at the Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad. Dr Sahu holds a PhD and MPhil degree in Political Science from Hyderabad Central University, India.

Research Interests

  • Development and involuntary resettlement
  • Public policy
  • Urban governance
  • Civil society and social movement
  • Party politics

Selected Publications

  • Sahu, M. (2012). Industrialisation, Marginalisation and Contemporary Social Movements in Odisha. South Asian Journal of Socio-Political Studies
  • Sahu, M. (2011). Biju Janata Dal in Odisha Politics. The Indian Journal of Political Science, 72 (2)
  • Sahu, M. (2011). Development, Displacement and Resettlement Policy in India. Man & Development Journal, 33 (2)
  • Sahu, M. (2011). Urban Development and Population Displacement: Indian Experience. Local Self-Government Quarterly, 81 (2)