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Introducing myself and my journal: Laal Mati

About Me:
I am Soma Basu. I work with The Statesman as a staff reporter. I like writing on issues such as human and civil rights, environment, gender, LGBTQ, and indigenous people and things that people ignore or are not informed about. Though I live in Kolkata, India I travel extensively and like learning from various cultures.

My Passions:
Reading, travelling, writing

My Challenges:

My Vision for the Future:
a world of the people, by the people, for the people

My Areas of Expertise:
Writing and reporting


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Hi Soma,

I am so glad to have you with us on PulseWire! I'm excited to hear about how things are going in Kolkata and what you are learning in your travels.

A few tips about getting started...

See the PulseWire Getting Started Guide to learn more about networking in our community:

I encourage you to participate in the My Story Writing Opportunity for a chance to win $100 and be published in World Pulse Magazine. Learn more here:

In friendship,


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Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!


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