Sulabha Brahme, Indian economist, Died at 84


Sulabha Brahme was born in 1932 and died on December 1, 2016.

She was a noted economist, Marxist intellectual and social activist, based in Pune, India.

Sulabha Brahme served as the Director of the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics.

She was among the founder members of a number of progressive social organizations and movements, including Lok Vidnyan Sanghatana, Maharashtra Dushkal Nivaran and Nirmulan Mandal, Purogami Mahila Sanghatana, Lokayat, Jagatikikaran Virodhi Kruti Samiti and Bayaja Trust.

Sulabha Brahme was involved in experiments to promote organic and sustainable agriculture in Konkan.

Brahme has authored more than 50 booklets in Marathi and monographs on a range of topics for the education of activists.

Brahme maintained close links with all different shades and strands of progressive people’s movements.

Sulabha Brahme was actively involved in the movement against the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project.

Her Bioagraphy Shankar Brahme Samajvidnyan Granthalaya, established by Sulabha Brahme has published most of her writings.

Sulabha Brahme passed away at 84 years old.