A. H. Salunkhe is a Marathi author, scholar and social activist related to Satya Shodhak Samaj and to the Shivdharma movement.
He is the president of Maharashtra State Cultural Policy, 2010|Maharashtra State Cultural Policy Draft Committee.
Born in a small farmer family at Khadewadi in Sangli district, he completed his graduation from Shivaji Vidyapeeth with a doctorate in Sanskrit.
He worked as a Head of Department at a college in Satara. He was art faculty dean at the Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has been also the title of Rashtrabhasha Pandit.
Salunkhe was awarded the Bhai Madhavrao Bagal award in 2007, instituted by the Madhavraoji Bagal Vidhyapeeth, Kolhapur.