Sujatha Bagal

Stories and essays on food, travel, culture.

A Woman’s Battle Against Illiteracy – Deccan Herald

As I turn off of the Jama Masjid Road on to one of the side streets in Ilyasnagar in South Bangalore, I come to a big, colorful shamiana that takes … Continue reading

April 4, 2006

Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hatches an Egg: Can’t ‘eggs’plain it – Deccan Herald

Horton is not a hen. Horton is an elephant. He is the kindest, gentlest, wisest, most helpful elephant. So helpful in fact, that he agrees to sit on lazy bird … Continue reading

October 13, 2005

The Streets of Philadelphia – Deccan Herald

This past 13th* marked 13 years since the day I arrived in the US – with two huge suitcases, one handbag and one really thick jacket my mom and I … Continue reading

October 10, 2005