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Gandhi's Children

Gandhi’s Children

An image of my parents -in-law that’s never ceased to inspire me - a picture of Sharad Pandya who was Read More
Memory and Difficult Emotions: Notes of an Oral Historian

Memory and Difficult Emotions: Notes of an Oral Historian

I first met Professor Pabitra Kumar Maitra on 2 April 2003. I had just started my interviews with Obaid Siddiqi, Read More
Bilqis, the Queen of Sheba-vignettes from Yemen II

Bilqis, the Queen of Sheba-vignettes from Yemen II

Bilqis Here's a, sadly blurry, picture of a painting that hung in my hotel room in San'a.  Now, this may Read More
Caravanserai – vignettes from Yemen

Caravanserai – vignettes from Yemen

Tower of Peace Trying to organize my generally messy life, I was working my way through some old boxes and Read More
Memories of the Matriarch

Memories of the Matriarch

When I look back on my earliest memories of childhood, I always see my all-white sari clad, completely unadorned, hair Read More
India, Torn (II) : A witness to history in the making

India, Torn (II) : A witness to history in the making

Continued from part I ...... Dad had been hearing about partition for quite some time. Finally it came to be. Read More

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