This issue “Marredpally” is about a locality that I have called home for the past two deacdes. It has played host to great friends, great times and remains a place where I always feel safe. Over the last 20 years, I have witnessed the transformation of this quiet neighbourhood with independent houses into a busy area with apartments. But what has remained the same are the people that make this place run.
The barber. The vegetable seller. The dentist. The kirana store uncle. The sugarcane juice wallah. The librarian. The stationary shop owner. And so on. This issue is a series of portraits of these unsung heroes.
– Kishor Krishnamoorthi