Jairam Ramesh on the Light of Asia, Buddha, Cancel Culture & Biographies

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Spotlight with Sandhya

Society & Culture


Season 2 | Episode 11  Jairam Ramesh, Rajya Sabha MP and former Union Minister, shares his experience on writing biographies of powerful and controversial people, the duty of a biographer, his views on Cancel Culture, the lessons of history and why he disagrees with Shashi Tharoor.  In this freewheeling chat with host Sandhya Mendonca,  Ramesh talks about his  fascination with Buddha and why he’s written a biography of a poem about Buddha, the Light of Asia.

Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/ARB16ek7-qc

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