India, People, poetry

She’s India

India is Gandhi, Patel, Shashtri and Nehru India is Sadbhavna, Satya, Swaraj and Ahimsa India  is Kashi, Kali, Jaganath and Meenakshi India is Shivaji, Akbar, Ashoka and Babur India is St. Francis Xavier, Sri Krishna and Sheik Salim Chishti She is the towering figure of Indira, Vajpayee and Rajiv, India is the snow capped Himalayas, She… Continue reading She’s India

humanity, People, politics

The Election is over.

  Indian elections are loud, vibrant, colorful, and huge affairs with large amounts of money spent, this year, however, witnessed an election which was marred with hate speech, petty mudslinging and several incidents of political violence, political discourse hit new lows everyday and the country was sharply divided into two groups of people who were… Continue reading The Election is over.

humanity, People

Be fair. (A post in honour of Nelson Mandela on the occasion of #Madiba100)

Is it really fair that we tell a girl she doesn’t have a chance at life simply because she isn’t fair? For all those confused at the above statement, it’s a simple yet powerful statement against the fair skin industry. Now what exactly is the fair skin industry? It’s pretty much the beauty products you see… Continue reading Be fair. (A post in honour of Nelson Mandela on the occasion of #Madiba100)