Nivedita Menon

Nivedita Menon

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Nivedita Menon is a feminist writer and a professor of political thought at Jawaharlal Nehru University. She has previously taught at Lady Shri Ram College and the Department of Political Science at Delhi University. She is known for taking positions on several political issues, including nuclear power and the Kashmir conflict. Her involvement in the 2016 JNU protests led to her being criticized by members of the Bharatiya Janata Party and in the media, and led to her being seen as a symbol of resistance against the Hindutva movement.