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  • An Open Letter from Every Other Girl in India

    Dear society,   You have been influencing my life for quite some time now. Everything I do, everything I say, is kept on a platter for you to judge. Sometimes, even when not required. No, I am not being critical of you. I am too diminutive to question your credibility. I just want you to g...

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  • The reality of another world!

        I travel every day from Aundh to Nigdi (areas in Pune), a 15 km ride by a bus. As we enter Chinchwad which is 15-18 minutes from Aundh. Where I come across crooked houses, dirty water flowing, ladies washing utensils in it, their kids playing in the same area, a lot of mosquitoes,...

    Tags: Illiteracy Education Slum-life society rich poor differences

  • Career: the effect’s okay, let the purpose be right.

      When it comes to deciding the type of career one wants to pursue in India, the influence of family which in-turn is influenced by society is beyond any explaining reasons to reason the decision of opting. Rather the society looks at mainstream jobs as safer ones, again here the mainst...

    Tags: career family society influence

  • Reserved For Ladies....!

    "Women were not created to do what men can do... They were created to do what men cant. Out of all the hustle to prove yourself powerful... We forgot somewhere, we already are powerful and we don't need to show it.   I had a small heated discussion in my class the other day. Every day...

    Tags: women society reservations men stereotypical mentality male-dominated

  • The Traffic Police

    Remember the times of teenage, where you are yet to hit your 19’s, and parents got you a new vehicle, no license, still, you drove the moped or a geared bike with full amusement.   And then the villain of the scene, of your perfect dream to sail on your bike was disrupted by, &ldqu...

    Tags: society citizens traffic police cops bribes corruption

  • True Freedom

        I looked at the sky And wanted to cry, As I couldn’t fly And it let my soul dry.   I was bound by society Which had all sorts of disparity, Irony was that in spite of all this It talked about equality.   Restrictions on education Job, and even going out,...

    Tags: freedom society stigma poem poetry

  • As the wind blows

        As the wind blows It makes me think Why everyone has dejected me Just because of a decision Talking about equality Yet so much disparity Oh, you people! Have you ever thought? How much it hurts me To walk on the same street Meeting those eyes who doubt my character It w...

    Tags: poetry poem wind rape society

  • The Rainbow

        A beautiful rainbow crowns the ocean blue sky raising its head after a heavy downpour. I smile as the irony of it crosses my mind. Seeing a perfect rainbow is a dream of almost every toddler out there and who can blame them? It is after all one of the most mesmerizing delights off...

    Tags: Equality Homosexuality Love Society

  • It's not about scars, it's how you wear them

    This is about the journey of a girl with scars. Not the scars of a heartbreak or a haunting past. I mean scars, literally. This is about the journey of a girl who is not ‘Fair and lovely’. This is MY journey. We live in supposedly liberal and open minded times. But let us talk fact. ...

    Tags: Scars Society Mockery

  • How Manners Are Parked: Mocambo Table D'Hote

             Any manner has its cultural precepts inserted in a democratic province in pursuit of a bona - fide and rational socio-economic set-up. The plausibility to this effect shall remain adhered to its proposed intent and mostly strives to be tangible in its conveyanc...

    Tags: Society Manner Politics Thoughts Culture Colonial Hangover