Sukant Khurana

Biography

Dr. Sukant Khurana is a scientist, artist, thinker and entrepreneur. He was born in Delhi, India. After spending most of the last decade in various parts of United States, he is currently back “home”. His science focuses on ameliorating human suffering, while his art focuses on exploring the human condition.

Sukant has worked on efforts to encourage education, sustainable development, socioeconomic equity, women empowerment, environmental, and healthcare issues. In the rare moments when he is not involved in science, art, India related social activism or writing; Sukant can be found traveling off beat paths, capturing wildlife on his camera or having long chats with friends over a cup of coffee.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I started writing about social issues after 2003, when I moved to US and systematically started comparing US and Indian society. I have indulged in poetry from my High School days and scientific writing since 2000, beginning of my scientific career as a masters student.
What's the story behind your latest book?
I have been concerned with various social issues and have been writing in the form of articles. I strongly felt the need to combine my select writings in one place, so that readers can have a more complete perspective than an individual article can provide.
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Where to find Sukant Khurana online


Books

A Case Against Alcohol Prohibition In India
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine
Alcohol prohibition has been an utter failure across the world. Despite all evidence to the contrary, many parts of India continue to enforce a counterproductive alcohol ban. In addition to prohibition, senseless taxation policies, socioeconomic disparities and other shortcomings, add to the alcohol woes of India. This book makes a case for evidence based alcohol regulation instead of prohibition.
The Ascent Of The Common Man Of India
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Price: Free! Words: 23,580. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book is about the changing landscape of politics in India. It also evaluates evolution of Indian mores and values in the recent years. This book explores contrasting visions of Indian growth, development, defense and role of religion in society. It captures the rise of common man and more importantly the need of true rise of common man in Indian politics.