He was born in 1933 in Calcutta (now Kolkata), India. He did his high school and philosophical studies in India, and studied sociology, ethnology, and philosophy at the University of Cologne in Germany. He also taught sociology at the University of Rajasthan, University of Cologne and Oldenburg University.
He has published many essays and papers in readers and journals and made several documentary films as well as authored several books.
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