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Cumulative work experience- 22 years

Professional  experience-

• Based in New Delhi as a photographer for AP since 2009 till December 31, 2016. February 2005-August 2009- Chief Photographer & Photo Editor (South Asia) for AP April 2001- February 2005- Based in Nigeria working as a photographer for AP in West Africa.

• February 1996- April 2001- Based in New Delhi as a photographer for AP.

• December 1994-February 1996 Worked as a photographer for New Delhi based daily, The Asian Age.


Awards —

Nominated for single and group Pulitzer by AP on three occasions Jury member of World Press Photo 2010

Honorable  Mention-  Olympics  Sports   Action  in  National  Press  Photographers Association or NPPA, 2009

1st Prize (Gold Award) Contemporary News Story China International Press Photography Contest  or CHIPP 2007

2nd Prize in Day’s Japan Photo Contest, 2007 Honorable mention in CHIPP 2006

APME award (group) for coverage of Tsunami 2005. 1" Prize, La Nacion 2000.

Chosen for Masterclass of World Press in 1999.

3rd Prize, Nature & Environment, World Press 1999

Worked in Asia, Africa, and Middle East covering several elections, wars, conflicts, volcanic eruptions, floods, earthquakes, plane and train crashes, important public figures and heads of states as well as the story of the common man. Embedded with US forces for invasion of Iraq in 2003. Embedded with US forces in Afghanistan. Covered Olympics in 2008 and 2012 and Cricket World Cup in 2011.


Works published in newspapers and magazines all across the globe including New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Der Spiegel, Washington Times, Washington Post, Time Magazine, News Week, Christian Science Monitor etc .



Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in English, University of Kolkata.


Place of birth- Durgapur, West Bengal, India.

Date of birth- March 17, 1972