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From saris to blue jeans

Original post made on Oct 23, 2007

In August 1947, India emerged bold and triumphant from the shackles of British rule. Today, 60 years later, Indians have traversed boundaries and scaled new heights in technology, medicine and business.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, August 24, 2007, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Atul Gandotra
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on Oct 23, 2007 at 11:48 pm

A nice expression of one's own culture blended with best of new environs. while one is proud of goods of inheritence, the good of so called foreign must be adapted to as such a blend leads to hybridisation and makes you a better human being, a better professional and above all a crusader of one world one citizenship.
I salut Chitra for an impressive article that not only talks about an individual but of a whole lot of community identifying itself with new world and new culture.


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Posted by Yanping Liao
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on Dec 12, 2007 at 10:42 am

Excellent article. Maintaining one's identity while opening up the mind is essential to American culture, especially to Silicon Valley culture, where diversifications are very much embraced and promoted.


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