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Desai (dɛˈsaɪ)
1.  Morarji (Ranchhodji) (məˈrɑːdʒɪ). 1896--1995, Indian statesman, noted for his asceticism. He founded the Janata party in opposition to Indira Gandhi, whom he defeated in the 1977 election; prime minister of India (1977--79)
2.  Kiran, born 1971, Indian writer; her novel The Inheritance of Loss (2006) won the Man Booker Prize

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