Sayantan Chakravarty

Editor’s Desk

“The Indian Diaspora,” says the acclaimed Indian author Kiran Desai, “is a wonderful place to write from, and I am lucky to be a part of it.” To paraphrase Desai, a bit, the Indian Diaspora is also wonderful to write on. Westwards or eastwards, from San Francisco to Singapore, and several continents in between, there is so much happening in the Indian Diaspora that we will be failing in our duty if we do not track some of it, given especially that we have been arguably the first predominantly Diaspora-focused magazine published since October 2004 from India.