Irreverent, provocative, opinionated... Shobhaa De has been challenging status quo for four decades... and is at her best when she punctures inflated egoes. Readers can send feedback to www.shobhaade.blogspot.com
Kishwar Desai, is the chair of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust, which is setting up the Partition Museum at Town Hall, Amritsar.
S K Sinha is a retired lieutenant-general. He was Vice-Chief of Army Staff and has served as Governor of Assam and Jammu and Kashmir.
Anand Sahay is a senior journalist based in Delhi.
The writer is a keen observer of the goings-on in the backrooms of power.