I am woman

I am a woman, stubborn and strong willed But also a girl, longing to be held My dad’s lil girl But also a Manager I talk a lot But love the silence I can’t read maps But love to travel I dread growing old But love my freedom My tears may flow freely But my …

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The Amma I knew

My News, Whtsapp, Facebook is flooded with messages and even though I live more than 1000 kms away, I am concerned. I am from Tamil Nadu and our Chief Minister Ms. Jayalalitha aka Amma had a Cardiac Arrest and unfortunately passed away last night. She was 68. The one vivid memory I have of her …

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The faultless, the nationalist and the holier-than-thou.

Recently, I read in the social media about an Indian couple who beat up a wheelchair user in a theater for not standing during the national anthem in Goa. How sickening is this? This is not an isolated incident in the country. These incidents, however, may not be called a trend, but has been increasingly reported …

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Women – Beyond all adjectives

It’s that time of the year when words like strong, independent, multitasker and a whole lot of adjectives are used to describe women and various events are held, women are appreciated and then we move on. I pride myself on being one of these, strong, independent working woman. But often these adjectives conjure an image …

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words: A Humbling Experience

It was one of our usual field visits, only a new village. But the reason for the post is quite different as it’s not the usual experience. It’s one of those instances which give you mixed feelings, heart warming yet cruelly disturbing. Hope you feel mixed emotions too as you read on. I was on …

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