ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Haraam Bombay

Haraam Bombay! Rustom Bharucha Salaam Bombay! exemplifies the peculiarly privileged status of the NRI in India today. Our non-resident gods (and goddesses) have been wooed for some time now with all kinds of economic privileges and sanctions. In cultural terms, the implications of catapulting to NRI assets are perhaps even more problematic than in the spheres of banking and industry. For what we are really addressing here is not just the control of our material resources but the representation of our culture itself IN the aftermath of the Raj revival, there appears to be a new interest in the west for what could be called the 'real' India

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