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Varsha Pillai

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Varsha Pillai has over 16 years of experience in the communication space, a bulk of which was spent as a TV news journalist at reputed news organizations like CNN-IBN and ANI-Reuters. A research addict, she has been an NFAI (National Film Archives of India) research fellow in 2009 and a NUFFIC Fellow (Netherlands Fellowship) in 2017.Last year she was one of the 10 young leaders selected globally to attend the Winterschool for Thinktankers in Geneva in Jan-Feb 2019 under the On Think Tanks and Think Tank Initiative Fellowship.

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As a journalist, Arnab Goswami has had ample opportunities to unlearn systemic prejudices — misogyny, casteism and Islamophobia to name a few. Yet, he chooses to remain complicit in systems that were designed to structurally discriminate against the minorities in India.