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A Tribute to Gaia

Back in College, I was the President of the Environment Cell and we ran a small campaign for a cleanliness drive. This poster  was put up at on the Big wall of the Laxmi Building – where classes were held … Continue reading

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The Power of Storytelling – The Imperative of the Narrative

(My essay for “Deconstructing Literature:Women’s Narratives of Violence and Constructions of Collective Identities” – Prof. Giti Chandra  – at the Young India Fellowship Programme.) Taking three award-winning books by women writers … and an idea that words, or telling the … Continue reading

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A paradoxical quote on Failure … by the woman who is my role-model!

” You might never fail on the scale I did, but some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.” – J.K. Rowling

A paradoxical quote on Failure … by a woman who is my role-model! 

(Keeps one inspired to navigate through long and tough days) 

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Quotable quote on the Power of Imagination

“Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power that enables us to empathise … Continue reading

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The fiery female in the tale of Warriors – A Book Review of “The Palace of Illusions” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

In this fast-paced, multi-varied, turbulent and rather digitised Fellowship Programme – it is almost paradoxical that I would recommend a 360 page novel to my fellow Young India Fellows so strongly. But recommend I do, especially bearing in mind the … Continue reading

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