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Nikhil Raymond Puri

Nikhil Puri is an independent researcher and risk analyst. His research interests include religious education and state-led madrasa reform efforts, militant radicalisation and disengagement, and threats to business continuity in South Asia.

Joyeeta Bhattacharjee

Joyeeta Bhattacharjee is a Senior Fellow with ORF's Neighbourhood Regional Studies Initiative. She specialises in India’s neighbourhood policy, especially the eastern arch; Bangladesh’s domestic politics and foreign policy; border management;

K. K. Nayyar

He is a former Vice Chief of the Indian Navy and has the rare distinction of having commanded both the Western & Eastern fleets of the Indian Navy, having served as Commander-in-Chief,

Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty

Pinak Chakravarty is a Distinguished Fellow with ORF's Regional Studies Initiative, where he oversees the West Asia Initiative, Bangladesh and selected ASEAN-related issues. He joined the ORF in October 2014.

Arun Mohan Sukumar

Arun Sukumar heads ORF’s Cyber Security and Internet Governance Initiative and is the Co-Chair of CyFy: The India Conference on Cyber Security and Internet Governance. He is the elected Vice