Currently based in New Delhi, Debarshi Dasgupta has worked as a reporter in India for more than a decade. Some of the issues he has covered extensively include the country's marginalised languages and cultures, environment, ethnic affairs, as well as science and technology. His work has won him the National Media Award 2014 from the National Foundation for India and the Laadli Media Award 2011-12 from Population First/UNFPA. Debarshi holds a postgraduate degree in political science from Sciences Po in Paris. He enjoys learning new languages and often daydreams he is a successful morna singer in Cape Verde.