Imagine one fine day on a brisk morning walk as you prepare yourself for an enervating schedule, you encounter a band of children in soiled rags frantically pacing on dilapidated bicycles stuffed with sacks of coal. For many amongst us this surely is a 19th century throwback, a desi gold rush with our own forty-niners… Read More The Less Told Story Of India’s Adivasis
I’ll tell you a story so do bear with me & it goes like this: 1. One thumb rule of society is, “Violence begets even more violence”. Once it ensues, you just can’t overcome this fiendish cycle. One fine day Charu Majumdar, Kanu Sanyal & Jangal Santhal let loose Pandora’s box when they chose to… Read More The Charade Of Naxalism
The very question that, what did Jharkhand achieve post bifurcation of Bihar? is sufficient to elicit passionate replies. I, in my personal capacity, shall try to put forth a reasonable answer. In hindsight, why’d things come on to bifurcation? While writing for my blog I tried stitch some reasons:
Elections in India often inspire a festive fervor amongst the masses; surely they call it the dance of democracy, unending & eternal in a nation that prides itself in the vibrant democratic institution it has continually upheld for the past seven decades.
The sufferings of aboriginal tribes of Jharkhand sees no ending.
Caught between the vicious struggle of supremacy between the security forces & the Maoists they’ve no where to go.… Read More The Less Fortunate