Grew up in the Punjab, where his family now are. Has carefully mapped out his return in five years' time.
The money from the shop is enough to finance property developments in his native state. His eldest son runs the casino in one of his hotels. The other runs a series of housing developments, building homes for the new middle class.
Gurdev blames the failure of politics in India, and he blames that on corruption. He intends to return and enter politics for the Congress party.
India should be a number-one country. It has the resources and the people. Why are they licensing foreign car manufacturers? Give the contract to Indians.
But the image in his mind is this: a slow, sluggish river winding through a hushed, hot landscape, patient, heavy, like a pregnant woman; and a giggling boy shimmying up a tree: himself.
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