Sushovan Dhar is a political activist and trade-unionist living in Kolkata, India. He is associated with many social movements at national, regional and global levels. He is involved in the debt cancellation campaign and is a member of the International Council of the Committee for the Abolition of Illegitimate Debt (CADTM); core Committee member of South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication (SAAPE), Vice-President of Progressive Plantation Workers Union (PPWU) and more. He has published numerous articles on various print media. His areas of interest are mainly labour, debt, poverty eradication, social protection and other development issues.