Pundolica Xembu Pissurlencar is a devout Hindu and vegetarian, a ‘escrivão das comunidades’ (a sort of Government bookkeeper, who helps the village authorities to keep their accounts straight). Pundolica is fluent in several languages – Konkani, Marathi, English and Portuguese – and often, his speech is a strange mixture of diRerent tongues.

Credit: Mario Gallery

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