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.

Usha Damerla

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

Favourite Quote

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice”
-Martin Luther King, Jr.