Episode 33: Revisiting Yahan Main Ajnabi Hoon (Ep 13)

Mukhtasar Si Baat with Shailja

10-10-2022 • 19 mins

Revisiting Ep 13 (first published on 2 oct 2021) on how much to assimilate and how much to remain distinct as a migrant? This episode discusses the importance of drawing a delicate balance between the two in the context of our migrant experience.

Featuring Anand Bakshi's 'Yahan Main Ajnabi Hoon', this episode explores the generative force hidden in feeling 'ajnabi' as a migrant, and the importance of 'striking roots into Unaccustomed Earth'..Share your stories.

*Unaccustomed Earth - a breathtaking phrase and the title of Jhumpa Lahiri's short stories collection.

#Migrantstories #Diversity #DilHaiHindustani #Gulzar #AnandBakshi #multiculturalism #UnaccustomedEarth #JhumpaLahiri #NathanielHawthorn

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