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September 30, 2010...

The world seems to be at a stand still...My nation seems to be on the edge of an unknown fire...The Allahabad High Court just now came out with the verdict of the Ram janmabhoomi - Babri Masjid Case. Alas! We have been divided yet again! Yet again we are made to realise that we are not humans...we are Hindus and Muslims...We are not Indians...
Lord Ram is said to be born on the contentious land...Being a Hindu, I deeply respect the religious sentiments of my brethren...But what all of us failed to comprehend is, just because Lord Ram is born on a land, are we also entitled to own it? Did Lord Ram own the land? Now that 'we' have 'got' the land, what are we going to do with it? Are we going to get the Lord back? On the other hand, can we not worship Lord Ram more devoutly by inculcating his morals and values into ourselves? Does our religion preach us to fight for lands? If this is so, it is with deep regret that I concede that we are not Hindus....we have not understoo…

What I learnt by contesting for the Students' Union Elections...

Hi All...!!
Tomorrow are the elections for the Students' Union of my Law School...And fortunately I have contested for the post of Vice-President this time..
I call it fortunate not because I know I am going to win...It is fortunate because it has taught me wonderful life lessons I can never and ever forget till I die..
This is the first time I have contested for elections..and lo! I already have such a pile of experience..!!
I realized it very clearly that Politics is not my cup of tea. I just don't belong to it. It is a drain on my spiritual energy. Drain on what I am. It is a shame on what I am.
It has caused troubles in my most cherished relationships. It has pushed me onto the verge of extinction
I came to know of true colors of my "friends"...my lovely friends...
I committed a lot of mistakes...I was HOPELESSLY FRANK...SHAMELESSLY RUDE...to the politicking people...
Deep down inside of me..I wanted to be rude..
But I now realize that being frank with people deg…

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