The Sobti Family, Alumni & Friends

The Madan Lal Sobti Chair for the Study of Contemporary India was established through the generosity of numerous alumni, parents, and friends of the University, including P.C. Chatterjee; Raman Kapur, PAR’07; Sreedhar Menon; Sunil Mittal; Dalip Pathak, WG’78, PAR’10; Rajiv Sobti, GR’84, PAR’08, PAR’12; and Sanjiv Sobti, WG’85, GR’86, PAR’10, PAR’20. The chair is named in honor of the Sobtis’ late father, Madan Lal Sobti, and supports in perpetuity a professorship held by the Director of CASI.

Named Professor

Tariq Thachil, Director, Center for Advanced Study of India, Madan Lal Sobti Associate Professor for the Study of Contemporary India