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A beautiful soul just took off Like the missiles he so popularly made. A newspaper hawker just left behind news That will be hard to erase! Tears flow unabated For a man related to the citizens of the country With the delicate chords of love That he wove around their hearts. His life – an… Continue reading Missile Abdul Kalam: A Tribute
Today, Chennai is celebrating its 375th anniversary. Just imagine! 375 glorious years of Chennai! Almost 4 wonderful centuries of a city that has grown in leaps and bounds....Not to mention that it has not outgrown its beautiful traditional culture. And therein, lies the charm of the city Madras now, Chennai that attracts people far and… Continue reading THe Chennai Anthem is here: Celebrating its 375th anniversary.
“As long as I have life, as long as blood flows through this arm of mine, I shall not leave the cause of freedom…I am only a woman, only a poet. But as a woman, I give to you the weapons of faith and courage and the shield of fortitude. And as a poet, I… Continue reading Celebrating the Nightingale of India – Sarojini Naidu
When the winds of change threaten to invite anarchy within its midst my tri coloured flag flies high in the sky putting to shame all superficial claims to maintain democracy. When the winds of change entice a generation too chilled out to feel the pangs of democratic labour then, my national flag rustles quietly in… Continue reading What We Can Do
The bald head, those branded spherical spectacles, the white loin cloth and that lean long stick - we identify so much with all those that symbolized freedom. ...... Even today, when all seems lost when law and order is just a line on paper, when conscience is only a fashionable word to decorate self help… Continue reading If He Could, We Can!
When winds of change threaten to drown you in their callous modes of destruction..... When forgotten values, lost in the mire of corrupt thoughts and emotion strangulate your conscience...... When a country becomes a mere medium to grab greedily transcending all classes of humanity... THEN.... duty beckons beyond selfish satiation and mass misendeavour... THEN... the… Continue reading Vande Mataram!