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1 Sandip Roy Culture editor, journalist, commentator, radio host, contributor, and co-host. By Taylor Balatsias

2 “Upfront” the Pacific News Service Weekly radio Program http://kalw.org/rss http://kalw.org/rss http://kalw.org/rss A radio show out of San Fransisco, that discusses and debates politics and culture. A radio show out of San Fransisco, that discusses and debates politics and culture. Sandip Roy’s “dispatch from Kolkata” is on Wednesdays at 7:35 am and 4:45 pm Sandip Roy’s “dispatch from Kolkata” is on Wednesdays at 7:35 am and 4:45 pm “A lot has been written about the changing India. But reporting about a changing India is one thing. Living in it and dealing with a country where newspapers are still being launched instead of folding, Internet rumors spark mass exoduses, and cricketers advertise skin-whitening creams called Fair and Handsome is another thing” - ROY “A lot has been written about the changing India. But reporting about a changing India is one thing. Living in it and dealing with a country where newspapers are still being launched instead of folding, Internet rumors spark mass exoduses, and cricketers advertise skin-whitening creams called Fair and Handsome is another thing” - ROY

3 Sandip Roy’s role in politics and Culture Sandip Roy’s role in politics and Culture The following are a couple of segments from Sandip Roy’s show. He comments on cultural issues of India, his comparison between his birthland, and new home in America, as well as political issues within India. The following are a couple of segments from Sandip Roy’s show. He comments on cultural issues of India, his comparison between his birthland, and new home in America, as well as political issues within India.

4 “Upfront” the Pacific News Service Weekly radio Program Roy comments on the April 7 th - May 12 th elections. There are 930,000 polling Stations across India Wed, April 16, 2014

5 “Upfront” the Pacific News Service Weekly radio Program Roy reports on the election, for the first time ever, including gay rights as part of the debate. Wed, April 9, 2014

6 “Upfront” the Pacific News Service Weekly radio Program Khushwant Singh was a bit of a griot of India. He was almost a celebrity, & spoke without attention to social formalities. He was 99 and still writing when he died in Delhi the week of March 26 th. Wed, March 26, 2014

7 “Upfront” the Pacific News Service Weekly radio Program Roy reports about a story of two popular indian films. The only difference in the name is the letter “I” however that letter makes the world of difference. Wed, March 19, 2014

8 “Upfront” the Pacific News Service Weekly radio Program Sandip lives alone in India, and explains the difficulties he faced, and judgments by society. The idea of men and women living solo is fairly new. However this singleton (single person house design) is growing in India, Brazil, and China. He plays a popular song by a famous poet that sings the virtues of going alone. Wed, March 19, 2014

9 “Upfront” the Pacific News Service Weekly radio Program Roy reports on his move from San Fransisco, back to Kolkata, explaining that the hardest adjustment is: the noise. He reports a survery he found that at 10 major crossings the horn count average per day was a whopping 107392 per day, that’s over 70 honks per minute. Wed. February 12, 2014

10 “Upfront” the Pacific News Service Weekly radio Program Vikram Seth’s is the most popular english-writing writers in India. Poems comment on his sexual curiosity. He risked being arrested and wrote about governmental issues with the gay community. His mother, a formal judge, explains that their judgments are constitutionally immoral and inhumane. Section 377 (banning gay sex) although protested, still remains. Vikram writes about it, and has become quite the activist. Wed. February 12, 2014

11 “Upfront” the Pacific News Service Weekly radio Program -Roy comments on his joint- identity as he moves back to America after living in India for two years. The view of each place were changing in each others eyes. -“Eat, pray, love” image turns into a huge Rape issue -India diplomat Devyani Khobragade involved in an American scandal, giving the US a bully reputation. Wed. January 8th, 2014

12 Works Cited http://kalw.org http://kalw.org http://kalw.org http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sandip-roy/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sandip-roy/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sandip-roy/ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article- 2526293/Revealed-Indian-diplomat-center-furor- arrest-paying-maid-slave-wage-called-New-York- cops-six-months-ago-claim-extorted-U-S-visa.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article- 2526293/Revealed-Indian-diplomat-center-furor- arrest-paying-maid-slave-wage-called-New-York- cops-six-months-ago-claim-extorted-U-S-visa.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article- 2526293/Revealed-Indian-diplomat-center-furor- arrest-paying-maid-slave-wage-called-New-York- cops-six-months-ago-claim-extorted-U-S-visa.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article- 2526293/Revealed-Indian-diplomat-center-furor- arrest-paying-maid-slave-wage-called-New-York- cops-six-months-ago-claim-extorted-U-S-visa.html


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