You took my land in the name of development. And told me it was for 'greater common good'. And do you know what your 'development' did to me? By 'law' I was uprooted. By 'law' I was put into poverty. By 'law' I became an encroacher in my own land. Making me sad, mad, hungry, … Continue reading ‘development’ thoo…
A few years ago when I came across the line “Hinduism is a veritable chamber of horrors”, said by Ambedkar, neither did I know the meaning of the word ‘veritable’ nor did I know what Hinduism or proponents of Hinduism did to make it a ‘chamber of horrors’. Even Ambedkar was little familiar. I had … Continue reading Do we have a dearth of Dalit studies?
In rememberance of my first news article that got published in a newspaper (The New Indian Express) THE UNPRETENTIOUS CHEF Chef Shabir speaks minimal of his cooking skills though his dishes do that for him. Nizami-Hyderabadi cuisine is popular for its skilled concoction of spices, herbs and pulses. Chef Shabir who specialises in this cuisine … Continue reading Nizam’s Kitchen
Though I learned to count in nursery, the fact that numbers continue endlessly and there is no such a thing as the last-most number was an outrageous piece of knowledge bestowed on me by my elder brother when I was in class 1, which I did not want to take. That 'mis'information suddenly put me … Continue reading One Day I was on a mission
I am a nineteen year old who looks like a fifteen year old. With my height of 154 cm, I should weigh at the least 50kg but sadly I am just 40kg. Yeah I am skinny. Bones of my neck have protruded out and my eyes have diminished way into their sockets. I look as if … Continue reading How to gain weight?
What did Kevin do when he was home alone? He went to the market himself and bought the household things and enjoyed his ‘me’ time. Only occasionally he missed his family. He was happy to ‘adult’ and try out an array of new things (like the new shaving cream!). I wish I was like him. … Continue reading Home alone
When KBS3A stopped a metre away from me, I hissed ‘shit’ and got in. It was a working day and I was going to college to sit with Cherry and make him learn Chemistry. I got a seat. Did a cataclysm happen yesterday? For when I got up from the green bed I could not … Continue reading Of Foibles