Sudharak Olwe

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Sudharak Olwe has been a Mumbai-based photojournalist since 1988 and has worked as a press photographer with some of the leading newspapers in India. He is presently the Photo Editor of the country's largest read Marathi Newspaper, Lokmat. Sudharak has travelled the length and breadth of this nation and seen first-hand some incredible stories of resilience, courage and change. He has worked in tandem with many NGOs presenting their extraordinary work with both rural and urban communities. In 2016, Sudharak was conferred the Padma Shri, India’s 4th Highest Civilian Award by the President of India.

Articles by Sudharak Olwe

A woman using a firewood chulha_air pollution

August 26, 2022
Photo essay: The impact of household air pollution on women’s health
While the use of LPG cylinders has increased under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, too many women continue to suffer the adverse effects of burning biofuels like firewood to cook.
Dalit caste

June 29, 2018
Photo essay: Justice delayed is justice denied
Can documenting what we choose not to see grab attention and bring about change?
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