I’m an Indian and Being Overworked AF is My Duty

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I’m an Indian and Being Overworked AF is My Duty

Illustration: Sushant Ahire

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here I was, standing in a rather gorgeous open-plan office, excited at the first week of a new job. New folks to meet, new chatter, new work that I could be proud of putting on both my LinkedIn and Facebook profiles. God was in his heaven and all’s right with the world.

Fifteen minutes later, my boss walked up to me and said, “Dude, you’re so lucky! You get to go to the North-East in the first week of work. We leave on Friday.” Oh, yay! There’d be pork and red rice for dinner, and video production for lunch. In the headiness of the first week, it didn’t matter so much that I’d just given away my first weekend in under two days of fresh employment.

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