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India: On Calcutta

Categories: South Asia, India, Arts & Culture, Citizen Media, Development

Cuckoo's Call [1] reflects on Calcutta and its people. “But you would'nt know all this when you first meet them. They are up-standing human beings, with a sense of self, with a sense of dignity, aware of their equality with anybody else in a democratic society, articulate; being crushed relentlessly by life, but miraculously struggling on, waging a million tiny ineffectual mutinies to live on.