“Once upon a time in a country called India…” She paused and rubbed her severely wrinkled forehead. The children sat around her patiently. Everyone knew you couldn’t rush a story out of Dadi. 1,281 more words
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I wrote my last blogpost late Sunday night. When I woke up the next morning there was a niggling feeling of having missed something. When I had appreciated the action of Udi Segal, the Israeli boy who had refused to join the Army on principle, had I inadvertently belittled the youngsters that do join the Armed Forces? 239 more words
A slice of India in Scandinavia. A large number of Indians (mostly young professionals with their families) celebrated India at 68!
Women clad in traditional attire, mostly in beautiful elegant… 1,140 more words
Having grown up on a heavy dose of stories of what freedom meant to my grandfather, who contributed to the Independence through his administrative service, I find it increasingly difficult to digest what it has been reduced to. 386 more words