By Pavan K. Varma
Within the twenty first century each 6th person should be Indian. India is especially on the subject of changing into the second one biggest client industry on the earth, with a purchasing heart classification numbering over part a billion.It is within the most sensible ten in total GNP. but a minimum of two hundred million Indians stay desperately bad. Illiteracy charges are excessive. Communal violence is frequent; corruption endemic. Brides are nonetheless tortured and burnt for dowries; the caste process has misplaced little of its energy and none of its brutality.
How are we to make experience of those , it appears contradictory, photos of India this day? and the way will we triumph over the numerous misconceptions approximately India which are fed by way of the stereotypes created through foreigners and the myths approximately themselves projected by means of Indians? In Being Indian, Pavan Varma, whom the mum or dad has referred to as 'one of the country's so much perceptive writers', demolishes the myths and generalisations as he turns his sharply observant gaze on his fellow countrymen to ascertain what fairly makes Indians tick and what they need to supply the realm within the twenty first century.
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