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Atulya Mahajan

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Atulya Mahajan is the author of amreekandesi.com, a popular Indian satire blog. Born and raised in Delhi, he moved to the US in 2004 for his Masters and stayed on for five years before returning to India, in a Swades-inspired moment. During his time in the US, he started his blog to chronicle the lives of Indians living abroad, and this book is the culmination of that vision. He also writes occasional humour columns for the Times of India, Crest Edition.

Ever since he returned to India, Atulya has spent thousands of hours shouting at random taxi drivers and motorcyclists who overtake from the wrong side. If you want to see him convert into the Hulk, just honk at him at a red light.

When not busy writing hilarious pieces, Atulya works at an
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Open Letter to PM Modi

Dear Modiji,

Back in 2014 when India overwhelmingly voted for you, we voted in the belief that the aspirations of modern India would now be met. That we would finally get away from the platitudes of ‘we want to remove poverty’ while ensuring that the poor remained so. That the long-ignored middle class would finally get heard. That we won’t be ignored as a useless clump of 500-600 million peopl...

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