‘Nireekshak’ fortnightly is a Gujarati periodical like none other. It can be classified as a ‘thought-magazine’. During its long journey ‘Nireekshak’ has had the privilage of being nurtured by several noteworthy figures of India’s public life and literature. It’s current editor Prakash N Shah, is a unique personality, rather an institution with a blend of academic, literary, journalistic & socio-political backgrounds. In this conversation one perceives his inimitable sense of humor and his linguistic prowess.