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Shrai Popat

Shrai Popat is a writer and producer from London. He writes about the arts, culture and social justice issues. He is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and works as a video journalist at BBC.

Opinion: A Paean to the Rakhi

Despite Raksha Bandhan’s patriarchal origins, for some, the holiday is less about religion and more about bringing together siblings.

Her Death Was the Clarion Call for More South Asian Stem Cell Donors

Liyna Anwar’s campaign to find a match as she battled leukemia revealed donor shortages, cultural barriers, and chronic misinformation.

My Family’s Anti-Blackness and Boris Johnson’s Cabinet

My Indian family fled from Uganda to the U.K. — that still doesn’t give them or other South Asian Brits the right to be racist.

Fatima Bhutto Looks East for Culture

The writer, from Pakistan’s dynastic family, grew up in exile around the world. In her new book, she talks about phenomena from Bollywood to Dizi, and the gaps that Western culture can’t fix.


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