About the Author
Malvika Singh, publisher of the monthly journal Seminar, is a well known columnist. Malvika initiated and edited the India magazine, the first of its genre, that explored the many facets of India, her people and cultures. She has authored several books: Perpetual City; Bhutan Through the Lens of the King; New Delhi: Making of a Capital; Delhi: India in One City; and Snowdon’s India. She has edited Delhi: The First City; Chennai: A City of Change; Hyderabad: A City of Hope; Kolkata: A Soul City; Lucknow: A City Between Cultures; Mumbai: A City of Dreams; and Freeing the Spirit: Iconic Women of India. Malvika Singh has also worked in theatre and film, and was decorated as a Dame in the civil merit honours list of the King of Spain in 2009.