Jitendra Nath Misra

Jitendra Nath Misra is a retired Indian ambassador and Distinguished Fellow at the Jindal School of International Affairs, O. P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, India. He has academic and literary publications in world-renowned journals in India, the U.S. and Portugal, and over 150 op-ed columns in India, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Vietnam. He regularly appears on television and has advised the government of Odisha state on sport. He is the author of The Sport of Pace and Grace: A Biography of Field Hockey, forthcoming from Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • A photo of a Hindu god, wrapped in a turban, strongly lit from below with darkness behind
    August 12, 2021 | Jitendra Nath Misra
    Rama Panda performing a Naga dance in Puri, Odisha State / Photo courtesy of the author “Gouranga has been diminished by fate,” writes Jitendra Nath Misra, “so let us give him a home.” In...

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