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Rohit Chawla with Introductory Essay by Pritish Nandy

Her Best Friend: A 61-year-old ragpicker, Pratima Devi was married off to an abusive family at the age of  seven. She eventually ran away and has been living in a tin shack near PVR Cinemas in  Saket, Delhi, for the last 30 years. It was here that she found her true calling—looking after  400 stray dogs. She calls them her “adopted children” and adds that they have helped bring  out the best in her. Inspired by her, several neighbours have chipped in and Devi is now able  to give her dogs a daily meal of mi
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Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.

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