Us, Hindi Speaking Madrasis

Hindi Imposition. The topic of the decade here in Chennai. I guess you could say it started when a popular stand up comedian came up with a sketch about why we ‘Madrasis’ don’t feel the need to speak hindi. All I could think were two words. Vicarious Cleansing. That’s what I felt. Like all the […]

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The Spark

I have heard so many people talk about ‘The Spark’. But I often wonder, now more than ever – how many of us can actually describe it? If you ask me, I wouldn’t know how to. Although, that might also be a consequence of the fact that I haven’t really felt that spark in a […]

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