Book Launch of ‘Born Wild’ by Swati Thiyagarajan

It was on a balmy October evening of 2003 that I first watched Born Wild on NDTV — a show that allowed you to get up close and personal with the people from across India working towards the conservation of endangered species. What was appealing was the engaging narrative spun together by two young reporters, Swati Thiyagarajan and Gargi Rawat. In this particular episode, I watched spellbound as Thiyagarajan accompanied the Irula tribe, which lives in the deep recesses of the Nilgiris, on a cobra tracking mission. Through the years, Born Wild presented several such memorable episodes, allowing you...

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