Sourjya Bhowmick is a journalist with the TV9 Network in Calcutta. He has previously been associated with the Times Network, Hindustan Times, IndiaSpend, Catch News and the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. He studied Political Science at Presidency College and the University of Calcutta. Sourjya was active in politics from 2004 to 2011 and brings an insider's perspective to his work. Gangster State is his first book.