Debdutta Sanyal completed her graduation from St. Stephen's College, Delhi and MA in History from Delhi University. She is currently an MPhil research scholar in early Indian history at Delhi University. She has also served as a Teaching Fellow at Ashoka University. Her research interests include historical archaeology and study of representations in literature and visual arts.
Dr Nayanjot Lahiri, Professor of History, Ashoka University, speaks about everyday practices of worshiping ancient sculptures in local shrines or sacred groves, and the viability of community antiquarianism as a conservation practice.