Sayantan Haldar is currently pursuing MA in Political Science at Presidency University, Kolkata. He is interested in International Relations and South Asian studies. He was previously attached with Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD), Kolkata where he was engaged in India’s strategic response to China’s emergent Belt and Road Initiative. He is currently associated with Asia in Global Affairs. His op-ed pieces on China Pakistan Economic Corridor and Five Nations Railway Corridor have been published by Mantraya.