Salman Khurshid demonstrates what it takes to be your own man even as you stand for an enduring legacy.
His grandfather Zakir Hussain was President of India; his father Khurshed Alam Khan a former Union Minister and veteran political figure in his own right.
But Salman – articulate and intelligent, intellectually curious and deeply engaged, a Former Union External Affairs Minister and former Union Law Minister; a lecturer in law at Trinity College and practising lawyer in the Supreme Court – has made a quiet and committed place for himself in the political framework of this country, and for the power of persuasive collaboration in times of fractured discontent.
And in The Hurt Locker, we spoke to the forthright, insightful Salman on India’s ticking time bombs, and what we need to do to clip the red wires.
Algebra, the Arts & Ideas Club brings together a fellowship of people who believe great cities are built not just on infrastructure but a life of the mind; who understand robust and liberal societies need the oxygen of great conversation and nuanced thinking.
At a time when we are increasingly surrounded by rage and noise, Algebra is a live and continuous space for people to come together for a genuine exchange of ideas and exposure to issues; where new seeds could be sparked, fresh perspectives formed, and intelligent connections made.
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