Dr Jhunjhunwala acquired his Bachelor’s Degree in Science (from Kanpur University and Doctoral Degree in Food and Resource Economics from University of Florida in 1973 at the age of 23. He was Assistant Professor of Economics at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore during 1973-79. He made a living as an economic columnist while pursuing his explorations of the Indus Valley Civilization.
He has presented papers at the World Archaeological Congress, New Delhi, 1994; Annual Conference of Indian Archaeological Society, Baroda 2011 and Varanasi 2012.
He has published the following books, and monoraphs: The Rhythm of History, 1989. Political Economy of Rig Veda and Ramayana (Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur, 1993). Varna Vyavastha: Governance through Caste System (Rawat, Jaipur, India, 1999) Reprinted and Common Prophets of the Jews, Christians, Muslims and Hindus, 2018
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