Amit Varma is a writer based in Mumbai. He worked in journalism for over a decade, and won the Bastiat Prize for Journalism in 2007. His bestselling novel, My Friend Sancho, was published in 2009. He is best known for his blog, India Uncut. His current project is a non-fiction book about the lack of personal and economic freedoms in post-Independence India.
Check out the history of religion in 90 seconds. Going by this account, religion began when Krishna was born in Delhi—in Safdarjang Enclave, in fact, if my map-reading skills are any good. I demand they build a shrine there.
(Link via email from Anand Krishnamoorthi.)
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