Few days ago, I read a newspaper story. On suspecting that bridegrooms is illiterate, the bride put him under an arithmetic test: "how much is 15 + 6?". And when the answer given was 17, she called off the marriage. A few childhood memories popped up. When I was a kid, my father asked me … Continue reading Arithmetic and marriage
One of my lab-mates hikes to psychologically anneal himself. May be hiking is some sort of spiritual experience for him as doing assignments is for me. He planned for a night hiking around Antergange. Oliver told me that we'd pass through some villages during trekking, I enthusiastically joined them. Also I like the company of … Continue reading A trip to Antergange
Draft. If you are born in an Indian village - at least the one in which I was born - you can be sure of two things; one, you will not know your date of birth (according to global calender even though it is mostly used) and second, you will never be known by your … Continue reading Namesake and an Indian village
Impossible is nothing? Try becoming a farmer for a week! "No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity." --Thomas Jefferson In order to get your attention, let me boast a little bit. I was one of the 100 percentile in GATE-2007. So I was able to convince my family to let me spend more time in … Continue reading Its tough being in farming, impossible to leave it!
India, a land of ironies, is a land of villages. By any conservative measure, 70% of her population lives in her villages. My village Nichalpur is a small village. 782 people, 125 families - both nuclear and joint. It spreads out in the area of 6 acres. According to wikimapia tools , 105 Nichalpurs could … Continue reading Tale of my Village; sort of
Nichalpur is a small village. It has a primary school. All of the nearby three villages had only one school that time. Just like everyone else in my village, from class 1 to class 5, I did my primary schooling there.COME, GET A DOB :'When was I born?', I did not know till I was … Continue reading Primary School Nichalpur