A Retrospection

Retrospection

We always tend to classify our life into well-defined, sharply contoured pigeonholes: childhood – youth – middle age – old age. Or on more practical and functional level we count this linear time as student-life – professional-life; marriage; parenthood; retirement; children’s marriages.

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Posted in Article, Causes at May 5th, 2015. No Comments.

Let Me Let Go…!

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Oh! How I long for…

Blinding Darkness…

Emptiness…Nothingness…

No thoughts…No memories…

No pain… No regrets…

Let it be all over…

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Posted in Causes, Poem at November 10th, 2013. No Comments.

Taking Multiculturalism With a Pinch of Salt

India is a multi-cultural, multi-lingual nation; yet every now and then, we face regional-identity crisis. All this talk of communal harmony, multiculturalism, and multi-lingual fabric of the country, or that of the ‘secular state’ that Preamble of the Constitution mentions, goes for a toss when  communal riots keep on popping-up resulting in large-scale death and disaster. Why, even after more than six and five decades of being independent, we are still so prejudiced, wary and intolerant of people belonging to other cultures than our own?  In an age of globalization, when we are bound to learn to understand world community, to communicate and live together in the best amiable conditions in other countries, why we are not able to develop a more respectful attitude towards our indigenous brothers? Is it a deep-rooted sense of colonial awe, a sense of belonging to one of the so-called third-world countries that forces us keep a low profile in other countries? Whereas in our own country, we tend to assert our identity so rudely, insolently and offensively.

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Posted in Article, Causes at August 31st, 2012. No Comments.