From darkness to light

“I was called a ‘hujjat’, the Urdu word for ‘argumentative’ in my childhood because I used to question everything. That attitude somehow moulded me towards a research career, although I had no exposure to the academic world while I was in school. I was lucky that my parents gave me the freedom to choose whatever I wanted to do and did not try to dominate my career decisions.



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