On a sense of belonging

Yesterday’s Deccan Herald’s magazine section had pieces by author Anita Nair, enterpreneur Subroto Bagchi and filmmaker Sudhir Mishra. I liked the pieces by Anita Nair and Subroto Bagchi probably because they live in Bangalore but were not born here and like them, I too am an “outsider”.

Given the ridiculous crap that’s gone on in Mumbai recently, these pieces are worth a read.

I was born in Chandigarh, grew up in Pondicherry, worked in Jamshedpur and now live in Bangalore. Who am I? Most would answer Indian, but to the politician Ill be the eternal outsider. Sunday Herald presents three essays on the prevailing existential dilemma.

Here’s The Outsider .

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