Other India Bookstore is registered as a Trust under the Indian Societies Act, 1860. The Trust was set up in 1986 by a group of young scholars from India who revolted against the continued domination and control of the country’s academic life and intellectual culture by the West.
Other India Press, the publishing arm of the Bookstore, was set up in 1990 and is today one of the country’s most prominent publishers of alternative literature.
The present management of the Trust includes Norma Alvares (Secretary), Nyla Coelho (Treasurer), Claude Alvares, Vishram Gupte, Neelima Kamat and Reggie Gomes (Executive Members).
The Trust’s areas of concern and activity include:
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