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About Us

Karwaan: The Heritage Exploration Initiative is one of India's leading student-led History collectives. Founded in 2019 by Eshan Sharma, it has emerged as one of India's most active history collectives. The idea behind Karwaan is to promote the knowledge of history among young minds and the general public and inspire them to be inquisitive and committed to this field, as well as to make people understand the importance of heritage and history. We aim to take academic history to the common man through online platforms. 

 

Meet Our Team

The Brains behind Karwaan: The Heritage Exploration Initiative

 
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Eshan Sharma

Founder/Editor-in-Chief

Eshan Sharma is the founder of one of India's leading students' collectives, Karwaan: The Heritage Exploration Initiative. He loves reading non-fiction books and talking to people. Eshan studied History at Dyal Singh College, University of Delhi. He is an experienced Interviewer and has interviewed people including Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Shashi Tharoor, Shyam Benegal, Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Romila Thapar, Yashwant Sinha, Adil Hussain, Muzaffar Ali and many more. He has also hosted over 250+ conversations, and lectures with renowned authors, actors and academicians. His research interests include Modern Indian History, Film History, Partition of 1947 and Hindi Cinema. He tweets @iameshansharma_