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Sharada Dwivedi

On her book Anchoring a City Line, a history of the Western Suburban railway

Sharada Dwivedi
Sharada Dwivedi
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The challenges of writing history...
In our country, it is the lack of records, particularly a history of places. Much of our knowledge comes from the oral tradition

But then isn't history always someone's perception of what happened?
History can never really be objective, the writer's bent of mind tends to colour it, but it is only when you are judgemental that history gets distorted.

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