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Free India

It’s been 76 years since the colonists left India but in its own way colonialism has survived. I say so because I belong to an urban pocket of the country and I’m surrounded by an English-speaking social class that would rather mispronounce Hindi words than English ones. Moreover, it is Continue Reading

The X Files

Born to the sound of rolling drums, though there is no kingdom to inherit. The heir apparent of at least his parents’ fortunes, the son’s birth is followed by an unequalled contentment society cannot duplicate. Women beam with pride, their own gender forgotten and men enjoy a round of boisterous Continue Reading

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