Hierarchies, Bollywood and Strong Curry
Arriving in Mumbai the first thing I became aware of was the overwhelming heat and the deafening noise of hundreds and hundreds of cars and mopeds. Here in India, the largest country in South East Asia, the home of the holy cow, the strong curry and the many religions, I was to meet Knut Bjørnstein. Bjørnstein, a Norwegian doctor working in the region, has been in Mumbai for a year now and has agreed to let us in on how he has experienced working in such a different environment.
India – a diverse country
“India is a very large and diverse country, with many different religions and social hierarchies,” he tells me after having ordered a sweet tee from the small Indian waitress. And Bjørnstein is ...