What is 'On Being Indian' by Ruskin Bond about?

Such questions are meant to test your writing skills and should be attempted on your own. However, these points might help you elaborate:
- Ruskin Bond spent a great deal of his childhood and growing up years in India.
- He got to travel to many places, experience the Indian way of life.
- His writing reflects a deep understanding of India's people and culture.

- In his essay, "On being an Indian", he explains his Indian identity, "Race did not make me one. Religion did not make me one. But history did. And in the long run, it's history that counts."
- He may not have been an Indian by birth, but he surely feels like one as he belongs to and shares our identity!

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