My Words

FOS

When identities

With sharp piercing contours

Wound and injure

The ‘odd-men-out’

When free-speech or free- will

Is mother of all sins;

Don’t look at my words

They are either not words, or

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Posted in Causes, Poem at March 22nd, 2017. No Comments.

My Native Land

Landscape

Here is the Punjabi translation of Sir Walter Scott’s famous poem ‘My Native Land:

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Posted in Causes, Poem at March 20th, 2014. No Comments.

Commemorating Sino –Indian War

It was on 20th October, 1962 – exactly fifty years ago that China launched its first military offensive against India in Ladakh on its Northern border. This was a war that brought about the first flash of patriotism among the people of India after independence, the first litmus test of the country as one united whole; and this was a war that gave us the historic song ‘Ae Mere Watan ke Logo’ that Lata Mangeshkar sang in the presence of Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, in a function a few months after the war; and which brought tears in his eyes. The song, written by Kavi Pradeep and composed by C. Ramchandra, became a rage among people as it reflected the nationalistic feelings of the whole nation.

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Posted in Article, Causes at October 20th, 2012. No Comments.