The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023


Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

Praveen Chakravarty

Political Economy Scholar & Data Analyst, India

Praveen Chakravarty is Chairman of Data Analytics for the Congress party.

Prior to his foray into politics, he was a political economy scholar & a Wall Street professional for two decades. He is a prolific writer on economics, politics and society and has co-authored with the former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, MP Shashi Tharoor and several others. He was one of the architects of the Congress’s NYAY economic proposal in the 2019 elections. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School and an undergraduate degree from BITS Pilani.



  • 27th October
  • 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

For The Motion: R Jagannathan, Tuhin A Sinha
Against The Motion: Nilakantan RS, Praveen Chakravarty
Chair: Govindraj Ethiraj

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