Manthan is a forum to promote public discourse. It aims to promote vibrant, meaningful, intelligent conversations in many ways. In 10 years, since 2005, it has hosted over 165 talks by Thought Leaders from across the world, on the widest variety of subjects.On Facebook and Yahoo Groups, countless debates happen daily on all kinds of issues.Manthan is apolitical, non-partisan, and a voluntary initiative. It has over 8000 opt-in members.All events of Manthan, including Manthan Samvaad, are free to participate by anyone without payment of any kind. Manthan does not charge a membership fee.