Shri Abhilash Khandekar
Shri Abhilash Khandekar is an eminent journalist from Madhya Pradesh. He began his career as a sports journalist with Free Press Journal in Indore in early 1980s. Born in Mumbai, he studied in Indore and Pune. With an MA in Political Science and M.Com, Khandekar has 30 years of experience in English, Hindi and Marathi journalism. He has worked with, among others, The Hindustan Times, and Daily News Analysis. Currently, he is working as editor of Hindi Dainik Bhaskar in Bhopal. He has successfully launched seven Marathi editions of the Dainik Bhaskar Group. He is also the editorial head of Maharashtra's Dainik Divya Marathi, launched in 2011 from Aurangabad. He is a well travelled man and has interests ranging from sports to wildlife to classical music. He has co-authored a pictorial book Birds of Sirpur, Indore. He lives in Bhopal.