Noor Inayat Khan Noor Inayat Khan


Shrabani Basu is a journalist and author. She is the author of Spy Princess, The Life of Noor Inayat Khan, which is what drew her to Noor’s story. She is also the author of Victoria & Abdul, The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confidant and Curry, The Story of Britain’s Favourite Dish.

Dr Kusoom Vadgama is a doctor of optometry and a historian. Her books include An Indian Portia, Selected Writings of Cornelia Sorabjee, India in Britain and India, British-Indian campaigns in Britain for Indian reforms, justice and freedom. She is committed to getting recognition for Asians in Britian.
Radhika Howarth works as a research and community development consultant. She is prepared to walk the extra mile to help with the project.

Smita Tharoor is the founder of Tharoor Associates, a training, coaching and organisational development consultancy. She is an obsessive reader, especially books written by or about South Asians and is bringing all her energy to support this  worthwhile cause.

Aditi Khanna is a journalist based in London. She is Senior Editor of India Inc. and freelances for various print publications. She is also the Secretary of the Indian Journalists Association (IJA).

Runi Khan is the founder director of Culturepot Global, a cultural melting pot which brings together emerging and established artists in music, dance, literature, theatre, film and photography with a distinct South Asian flavour. Recent productions have included innovative stage productions at the Southbank Centre, to the acclaimed Dhaka World Music Festival 2011 held in Bangladesh.


Committee Members

Nisha Din
Sara Mathen Dey
Amita Patel
Sanchita Basu De Sarkar
Tanaya Basu De Sarkar
Urmila Rajkhowa


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