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My Father’s Raj

Mark Tully

‘They were moral and they were mean.’

I was born in Calcutta in October 1935 and grew up on the southern outskirts of the city, in one of the areas where the British lived. Our first address was number six, Regent’s Park, Tollygunge, but as the family grew—eventually I had five brothers and sisters—we moved to number seven in the …


Mark Tully

Mark Tully is a journalist and broadcaster. He spent twenty years as chief of the BBC’s Delhi bureau, before becoming its South Asia correspondent. His books include Amritsar: Mrs Gandhi’s Last Battle, From Raj to Rajiv, No Full Stops in India and a collection of short stories, The Heart of India. He lives in Delhi.

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