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Dear 18-year-old, here’s what makes you India’s most wanted

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Dear Indian born in 2000, you’re a voter this year! I am not fond of exclamation marks but this is remarkable to me because we’re on seriously different timelines, cultural and experiential. You were born a couple of years after Google. By the time you began to babble, the Bollywood Khans were already in middle age. And now here you are: ready to elect and licensed to drive. But are you old enough to drink? I’m not sure about the laws any more on that front.

The Gujaratis among you are clearly not qualified and, unfortunately, never will be.

Anyway, you are in the process of doing your own discovery of India, as we have all done before you to figure out this fine nation of ours. Most of this learning you will pick up yourself and hopefully you will turn out different from us. But we must insert ourselves into your space because you are India’s most important generation in generations. Never has more been expected from the future than is the case with you.

You are supposed to give us something called........

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