Bhiku Parekh is a Britain-based Indian political scientist. A member of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, he has contributed significantly to the study of political systems in Britain and India.
Important Works by Bhiku Parekh
Lord Bhiku Parekh has made great contribution towards the promotion of a liberal and tolerant society. He served as trustee of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, Anne Frank Trust and the Gandhi Foundation. He was the chairman of the Commission on Future of Multi-ethnic Britain. He was also the vice-chancellor of Baroda University, Gujarat. Lord Parekh is the President of the British Academy of Social Studies.
Lord Parekh’s charitable foundation in memory of his father endowed a chair in Indian politics at the University of Hull as well as visiting fellowship in Indian studies at the University of Oxford.
Awards and Achievements for Bhiku Parekh
The awards won by Lord Bhiku Parekh include the Sir Isaiah Berlin Prize (2003) by the Political Studies Association, UK, Life Peer (2000) and the Special Lifetime Achievement Award for Asians (1999) by BBC.