Sketches by aritst Shiloh Shiv Suleman.

Getting to Know Some of India’s Future Leaders

Before I arrived in Bangalore, people told me: Bangalore is different. It’s techy, it’s new, and it has a spirit of entrepreneurialism. Bangalore is full of people too impatient for their economy to fully develop. They’d rather work on start-ups and business ideas now and be the drivers of the new India.

I had planned to visit the city to spend some time with Raghava KK, an emerging explorer for National Geographic, and an all-around innovative thinker. But while in town, I also got to see that creative spirit in action.

Alok’s idea provides a public service, too. Each mini-stadium costs about $20,000 and his group is working on building several prototypes. In the meantime, he says, they’ve already received interest

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