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Zaigham Khan
Zaigham Khan

The writer is an anthropologist and development professional.

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  • November 28, 2016

    From hijras to transgender persons

    It has taken them more than two thousand years to emerge from the darkest corners of society to stake a claim to their individual identities and to...

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    Erdogan in my village

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    Big Trump and little Trumps

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  • October 24, 2016

    Right questions, wrong answers

    “Indian movies ask the right questions but give the wrong answers.” What Ashish Nandi, the celebrated Indian sociologist, said about the...

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    Other surgical strikes

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    The case of Brahamdagh Bugti

    Many years ago, sitting at a cafeteria in Zahidan, I put some difficult questions to a group of university students. All of them had come from...

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