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Photo file: Sweeping the hillside


The broom that clears the dust off your floor may have once been part of the hills of Assam. Here’s an account of how the ‘phool jhadu’ makes its way into your home. Photos: Ritu Raj Konwar




Amandeep Sandhu, Manjul Bajaj, Manu Joseph and Sonora Jha read from their novels that were shortlisted for The Hindu Prize for Fiction 2013. Ziya Us Salam introduces them and moderates the session. <... »


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