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In the heart of Chennai and yet Invisible - The Kallukuttai slum

Just 3 kilometres from the prestigious institute of  IIT Madras and adjacent to the multi-storied buildings of the Cognizant office, lies Kallukuttai, one of the biggest slums of Chennai. 580 more words


The Amlashole Diary………

The village Amlashole is a small part of West Midnapore of West Bengal. This small village of Bengal – Jharkhand Border, of nearly 370 (mostly Munda and Shabar) households, drew the limelight in June 2004 following reports of the death of five Shabar people (one of the ancient tribes of India) allegedly due to starvation. 410 more words



They call you many things
Name-calling is a game of stones
Hydra-headed mad woman chattering away
Away noisily to the sea – come to me, let me be… 110 more words


Some thoughts on Zanzibar

For those who are reading this blog and do not know me, let me give you a little background on why I am traveling to Tanzania. 435 more words