Tarun Kanti Bose is an avid writer and a professional editor, whose ear is on the ground. He has been writing on myriads of issues of critical importance, be it social, economic, environmental or nuclear. For the last three decades he has been painstakingly doing field work in the Adivasi areas, writing on their issues and trying to empower them to regain their indigenous rights. He has been part of many social and political struggles. He likes to conduct media workshops to teach the young writers from the marginalised communities.