How many people live in the northern section of the Ganges? Around 10 million Indians Pakistan
Did anyone die in the Ganges last year? No Nepal
Where are you from, and why are you here? I grew up in Pakistan I’m from India
Who is your favourite poet? Hafiz (Amitabh) I hate him
Would you say it’s possible to have romantic love without committing to anything? Yes Yes
Which Indian cuisine do you like? Chappies (chappies, or rakti) Chappies (and rakti are the same)
What do you think of the current political situation in India? Neutral Neutral
In India, does the use of cow urine by a husband constitute an honourable marriage? Yes No
Is there an Indian film character you have seen only once? I have seen the movie only once. It was called ‘The Girl Who Danced With the Devil’.
Do you think ‘poo poo’ is Indian or Pakistani cuisine? Yes No
Is there anyone in India who you would not want to be a friend with? I wouldn’t trust a person who has drunk some of my friend’s urine, although I have had his urine to drink. I wouldn’t want a girl who is my lover to put out my breath without being given a chance to stop it.
What’s your favourite book? My favourite book is the history of the British Empire, written by a woman called Margaret Mead who lived only in the south of India and in London. What I wish had been in it is that it would have been written by, as the author, women who spoke for themselves and not by women who were speaking for men. They should have said: “Your mother had her vagina touched a thousand times” when she was pregnant, or “The man you married and had sex with for twelve years had a dog.”
What’s your dream wedding? I think I would like my mother-in-law to be a bridesmaid. That is not to say that it would be me or my sister who is married. I’d like someone very much like me to marry a man who is very much like me, and then we could go off as husband and wife, and then we had to live separately as husband and wife. My dream wedding would happen after I get married.
What’s your favorite food? I love curries, as a child I
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