Karela is the crocodile-skinned vegetable nemesis of Indian children, but for one writer it has come to symbolise home.
Priyanka Borpujari is an award-winning independent journalist based in Mumbai, India. She writes on human rights, gender, religion, environment and de... velopment.
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