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Community, Charminar, Chaburji

Community, Charminar, Chaburji

An email exchange about an exiting school project, heritage building and more From: Chintan Girish Modi  (Date: Sat, Aug 4, 2012) Subject: Hi To: Shiraz Hassan Hi Shiraz Hope you and Islamabad have...
Re-visiting history

Re-visiting history

Chintan Girish Modi and Shiraz Hassan continue their twitter friendship beyond 140 characters From: Chintan Girish Modi  (Date: Mon,Jul 30, 2012) Subject: Letter To: Shiraz Hassan Dear Shiraz Hope...
Bangalore and Anarkali

Bangalore and Anarkali

Continuing the ongoing email exchange between a Mumbaikar and a Lahori From: Chintan Girish Modi  (Date: Sun, Jul 22, 2012) Subject: The next in the Aman Ki Asha series To: Shiraz Hassan Dear Shiraz...
Cyberspace crossings

Cyberspace crossings

Twitter friends Shiraz Hassan and Chintan Girish Modi continue their email exchange From: Chintan Girish Modi (Date: Sat, Jul 14, 2012) Subject: Continuing our e-exchange for Aman Ki Asha To: Shiraz...
Mumbai to Lahore and back

Mumbai to Lahore and back

Shiraz Hassan and Chintan Girish Modi ‘met’ on Twitter, following an article Chintan had written about his visit to Lahore. With a shared passion for music, travel and culture, they...
The dialogue goes on

The dialogue goes on

Dilip D’Souza and Beena Sarwar end their email exchange series with a pledge to keep the dialogue going Dear Beena,  (June 17 2010) You ask a pointed question: whether I, “like most...
Joint narratives, common ground

Joint narratives, common ground

Dear Beena,  (June 10, 2010) I can live with “Indian Administered Kashmir” and “Pakistan Administered Kashmir”. I’ll have to think about “militant” for...
Meeting point

Meeting point

Dilip D’Souza and Beena Sarwar continue their email discussion, questioning state versions of history and politics Dear Beena,  (June 3, 2010) Right at the start of this missive, I have been...
A grounding for reconciliation

A grounding for reconciliation

Dilip D’Souza and Beena Sarwar continue their email discussion, questioning state versions of history and politics Dear Beena,  (May 20, 2010) So here you go – on my wife’s...
There is more than truth

There is more than truth

Dear Beena,  (May 13, 2010) In your last letter, you said that “many Indians feel there’s no point talking to the Pakistan government, given the strength of the...