Millions of poor Indians marched home under the unforgiving summer sun, and the country’s middle class and uncaring state are to blame for their thirst, hunger, exhaustion and deaths. Continue Reading
Avay Shukla took up writing after retiring from the Indian civil service in 2010. He has published two books on trekking in the Himalayas and a compilation of short stories. A compulsive blogger, he has been published widely by print and digital media on subjects ranging from governance and the environment to law, social issues and satire. After completing a post-graduate degree at Delhi University, he taught English literature before joining the civil services in 1975.