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Meet Vish Puri

He’s portly, persistent and unmistakably Punjabi. In hot and dusty Delhi, where call centres and malls are changing the fabric of Indian life, Puri’s main work comes from screening prospective marriage partners, a job once the preserve of aunties and family priests. But when more challenging cases come his way,… Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Hereditary Indian Family Record Keepers
‘The Case of the Butter Chicken’ sees Vish Puri’s mother, the infamous Mummy-ji, travelling to the holy city of Haridwar to consult with the hereditary, genealogical record keepers – better known as Pandas.  I won’t reveal her motive: that would spoil the plot. But suffice… Continue reading

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