"GenNext" in India
I have spent the last three years of my life in the US, and have had a chance to go back home only once so far. This one visit, and from my conversations with people who have had a chance to do so more often, tell a story of the changes that are creeping into Indian culture and lifestyle. While society itself cannot remain static, especially in today's networked world, what is important is what kind of changes are taking place and where they are leading us. The most prevalent "model" for this new emerging culture is that of Western liberalisation. While we can have a lengthy debates on the pros and cons involved here, what is disturbing is how the repurcussions are showing. I particularly liked this BBC article, which was very illustrative of these effects. This is again an issue which I could go on talking about, but thats for a future post...