Like Krishna, this woman is blue black — the blackest blue. Her name is Kushite and she’s an Indian Beggar in Mumbai, South India. She is subject to extensive prejudice cause of her dark blue skin! She is Dravidian — The ancient “blue race” of India.
Nirupama Dutt, born in 1955, is an Indian poet, journalist and translator. She writes poems in Punjabi, and sometimes translates them in English. A senior journalist with thirty years of experience, she has worked with leading Indian newspapers and journals. She has published one volume of poems – Ik Nadi Sanwali Jahi (A Stream Somewhat Dark) – for which she was awarded the Delhi Punjabi Akademi Award in 2000. She is also know to work on the book "Half the Sky".