Almamaters

Idols

Influences in Life

Dr. P.K. Chaulia
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My father, a former civil servant in Orissa.

R.Chandrakala
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My mother, a former lecturer of English in Andhra Pradesh.

Usha Damerla
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My painter, filmmaker, screen writer wife with our son Debarchan,
daughter Ahaana and me in Vietnam.

Hobbies

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.