Every fortnight, The Intersection narrates stories that meld culture, science and history in India. Through interviews, anecdotes and original research, Padmaparna Ghosh and Samanth Subramanian bring alive the rich breadth of human imagination and knowledge, making for a riveting listening experience. The incessant punning — well, that’s just a bonus.
1 hour 58 minutes – that’s the time it took to transport a heart from Indore to Mumbai, covering a distance of almost 550 kilometres. It was the penultimate act in a series of events that began with coordination over a messaging application, WhatsaApp, and ended with the heart being successfully transplanted into a 16-year-old girl in Mumbai. The Intersection goes behind the frenzy, bringing you the story of how a group of committed people is making up for the absence of a centralised, government-supported setup to organise heart transplants in India.
Music: Josh Woodward & Chris Zabriskie
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