Sanchit Toor

Sanchit Toor is a graduate student specializing in South Asian Literature in the Department of English at Ashoka University. An alumnus of the Young India Fellowship programme and with a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience, he is broadly interested in the questions of language, orality, performance, religion, and translation.    

Sanchit has been working on various literary and ethnographic projects. He was a Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellow 2020 and associated with LILA Inter-Actions as Culture Editor. On most days, he’s either assisting Ashokan faculty in teaching and research work or translating medieval vernacular poetry and the folk songs of his Haryanvi farmer grandmothers.