A decade and a half later, he has many vegan accolades under his belt, including founding Chennai Vegan Drinks, which has morphed into 1500-member organization called Vegans of Chennai, and as the Editor and Publisher of VegPlanet, which is now called Vegan First.  

We’re thrilled Niranjan took the time to speak to us about what it’s like to be a vegan in South India, what the local specialties are that we mustn’t miss when we visit, and where to get the best vegan street food in Tamil Nadu.

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EPISODE 15 | Niranjan Shanmuganathan | Vegan in Chennai, India
In this episode of the podcast, we’re chatting with Niranjan Shanmuganathan of Chennai, India. Niranjan’s work in animal activism stretches back 15 years, to when he first discovered PETA’s work and began volunteering for the animal rights organization in his hometown.