St.Stephen’s College, Delhi- Simply the best in India (speaking of reputations)
University College, Oxford- Oldest college of Europe (we turned 750 in 1999!)
The London School of Economics and Political Science
The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Aung San Suu Kyi
She is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and a 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate who served as State Counsellor of Myanmar and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2016 to 2021.
He was an American writer, reporter and political commentator. With a career spanning 60 years he is famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War, coining the term “stereotype” in the modern psychological meaning, as well as critiquing media and democracy in his newspaper column and several books, most notably his 1922 book Public Opinion.
I am a Ghazal fanatic. I met Jagjit Singh in 1998 during a live concert in Siri Fort Auditorium, Delhi. It was a most memorable moment I cherish forever.
Influences in Life
Dr. P.K. Chaulia
My father, a former civil servant in Orissa.
My mother, a former lecturer of English in Andhra Pradesh.
My painter, filmmaker, screen writer wife with our son Debarchan, daughter Ahaana and me in Vietnam.
Reading and writing social science and current affairs non-fiction
Following world news from multiple perspectives
Cheering for the Indian cricket team
Practising Ghazal singing on karaoke
Preparing to be Foreign Minister of India one day
“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice”