One of the popular buzz-phrases post-1991 was ‘Middle Class’. In terms of its size and composition, India’s consuming class proved to be contentious and controversial. No one was ever sure about its contours and capabilities.
The first decade of the new century was seminal for those who made it big in the post-reforms period. These entrepreneurs included members of new business families and upstart professionals, who acquired huge wealth, fell from their pulpits, and rose again.