Born to a family of politicians in the Marxist hotbed of Kannur, Kerala, Ullekh N.P. is a journalist and political commentator based in New Delhi. He has worked for almost two decades with India’s biggest news publications such as The Economic Times and India Today and has travelled extensively across India and overseas reporting on domestic and international politics. His first book was War Room: The People, Tactics, and Technology Behind Narendra Modi’s 2014 Win. He is the executive editor of Open magazine.