An Idea of Romance

The sun was shining at its full splendour accompanied by the mild chirpings of jovial birds. It seemed as if nothing could possibly go wrong. A boy , shabbily dressed in costly clothes sat under the cool overhead canopy. He was as if staring nowhere, out of the world perhaps.
A guy like him would surely be out of water in this situation when mother nature herself seems to be rejoicing .But there he lay, dead still, morose faced. Nothing but a nemesis could have brought forth such a deadpan expression.It made me curious, I wanted to know more about him. So, I got up , went to him and tapped him on the shoulder. He woke up with a startle and swore briefly.His eyes were open but his inner ones certainty weren’t.
I asked him about the cause of his depression, with great stress he curled his lips and mumbled out “Home sweet Home.”
I was thrown into complete dilemma. A passerby, noticing my reaction came up to me and said that his childhood house wherein he grew up since his birth has been sold to some other guy who plans to put up another multi-storey.
So? That’s it?
A house?
Bricks and mortar isn’t it?
And he would have got bucketfulls of money for that. So why the hanky panky? After few moments realisation dawned upon me, countless sentiments were attached to him and the house was being pulled down so were those wonderful memories and moments which will but linger in thoroughfares of the unknown.
He loved that house more than anything.

So that’s a little idea of mine about romance,  Love has no bounds ,it can occur for anything, living or non living that doesn’t matter.

thank you for reading!

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INDIyeAh

DIWALI

What is this?
Now you might be questioning that what on earth is this thing! This is the new non sense of an idea that i have recently come up with. Here i will be describing about how the major events “Actually”…. that’s right ….. actually  take place in the modern day society.
Why i am doing this?
That’s really  avery good question. And you have probably guessed it right. Yes…i have nothing to do…

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So lets start…. i sincerely do hope that it will be engaging enough so that you don’t have to close the tab early.
First of all let me take this opportunity to wish u a very happy diwali!!

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Now! In this scribble i am going to throw light on the less discussed incidents during the festival of lights. I am  not going into the history, for that you have Wikipedia and your elders.
Lets Start then!
Before Diwali or Kali puja in Bengal, the state of the people is a little bit curious. The Durga Puja  hangover isn’t over yet and voila! Returns the pandal hopping!
Inspire of the feasting being the prime factor, we also take a little bit of time in criticising the art work that they have put up.

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During this pre-Diwali time , some people seem to step into the shoes of health ministers. They ramble on and on about the rise in the decibel levels which causes noise pollution. I mean seriously! Are they in hibernation rest of the time? Does all the senses of responsibility creep on them just before the festive season?

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The “GORMENT” tries really hard to curb the pollution by propagating their campaignes of awareness. But it  is like asking someone to remain spotless during Holi or like asking Suresh Raina to hit a six of a short ball. I mean, they try, but they just cant.

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Do you really think that most of the Indians learn about the word “decibel” from their Physics books? NO! They come across it in the newspapers before Diwali, “90 dB is the sound safety limit” or something. How do they measure if its 89,90 or 91? Come on! The police officers have other work too!

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Another issue that comes up during this time is that of “child labour”.
Suddenly people are so concerned about the little kids working in the firework factories after seeing some stupid CID episode. Do you even feel that when you see a liitle boy serving you tea in a kiosk? Or carrying bricks to a nearby construction site? I don’t think so.

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Diwali is a great time for two kinds of business people, e-commerce and lottery. This  is the time when you see the words like “Mega Bumper Sale” and “Dhanteras  Dhanvarsha “

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adorn ninety percent of the newspaper and the minds of the people who actually think their fortunes to be on fire, literally.
The celebration is elaborate, but not as elaborate as the Durga puja. The main events include Dhanteras, Kali Puja/Choti Diwali , Diwali.
For the Bengali people, the day of kali puja is of one most excitement which is quite the contrary compared to others.

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“Dhan-teras” is another funny day for the middle class people. Going by the ritual, it is like a status symbol to buy something outrageously expensive. Indians are ‘nuts’ for gold more than anything else. Naturally the jewellers be like…

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Men, with their WAG’s visit the jewellers’ and pray to God

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about sparing them in this journey as their income is limited.

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Many families and clubs who are economically established organise meals and takeaways for the unpriviledged. I feel like giving a standing ovation to them. Millions have rich hearts, millions have a million bucks but one in a million have both. Hats off to them. 

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With so many gizmos making their way into the market everyday , there is always something lucrative enough to intoxicate the minds of the innocent commoners. They can sleep in a cupboard under the stairs but a kenstar oxy-air fryer cant be done without.

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Houses are decorated with chains of mini led lights during this time, it seems as if the stars have descended onto the earth. Neighbours try to out decorate each other as if to win some kind of a prize.

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Next comes the most important part. Bursting the crackers. People travel to “distant lands” in search of the cheapest ones and spend thousands on them. I have heard people saying that it is better to burn money  itself rather than burning crackers. Really? It is so cool and fun to watch the fireworks go off, I don’t think a piece of burning parchment can provide so much entertainment. In reality it is the parchment that makes the honey.
Friends and family usually come together to enjoy an evening of unparalleled joy. All the crackers are accumulated and then lit. I don’t know whether its only me or not, but that smell of sulphur in the air really sets the mood. In every gathering there is that one guy who sets the “bombs” off  by the bare hands because he is Batman.

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The “fuljharis” are like the amateur section which is only used to light the veterans like the bombs or the shells. The bombs are like the quota system. No one likes them, but you gotta have them. The “rongmoshals “, “charkis”, and “tubris” are like the general caste, screaming at you,” now its my turn to burn man!!” The rockets are like the big shots in your locality, you need to have dozens of them and a discarded glass bottle of royal challenge to prove your authority. Ruiling the “V.I.P” section are the “Shells” and “parachutes” who give guest appearances once a  while, but when they do ,everyone watches in awe.
NOW STOP READING ABOUT CRACKERS AND GO LIGHT SOME UP

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This article is meant to be taken light hearted manner. If i have insulted you sentiments, I am deeply sorry for that!

If you have liked my scribble don’t shy away from the like(star shaped) button and if you have anything to say, just write it in the comments section below and please please please please keep sharing my article and follow me if possible.( TOO many “if”s and “and”s) xD.
HAPPY DIWALI
HAVE A BLAST
-THE PENARCHIST.

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thank you for reading!

Profession or Education?

If “the survival of the fittest” be the principle of one’s life or existence for a suitable livelihood, then one must have proper education and a sound qualification. Not only for a suitable livelihood but also for a obtaining a good job one must have academic knowledge.
Vocational education can only help one to become no more than a pedant. If one has to seek a good profession the he or she must understand the difference between profession oriented and knowledge oriented education. Inspite of having tremendous knowledge if someone doesnot have a suitable job then it becomes hard to survive in the twentieth century. For easier employment our society must opt for building career oriented education systems.
Following the maxim, “live and let live” one must learn how to live first and then should give away to look into other stuff. Many people are there who really study for the sake of gaining knowledge but the majority are hell bent on studying to secure the monetary insurance for the rest of their lives. This kind of attitude is extremely logical as there is too much COMPETITION nowadays. There is a very funny contemporary saying that “ There is no end of knowledge so one should not try to know even a bit of it”. Truly everyone only aquires that bit of education that would secure a roof over their head. As far as my views are concerned. I certainly prefer the profession based education because one must lay stress on the field or strata that he or she aspires to work in. this will also act as a boost in enhancing their career life. One should never be “ a jack of all but a master of none”. For instance, if someone considers football to be his passion then he must concentrate on the field. Sadly, the present day scenario doesn’t allow that, these kinds of aspirers are forced to depart from their passion and are overburdened with everything else. Education should not be restricted within the books. Today Cristiano Ronaldo, Bill gates, Johnny Depp etc.. have reached the zenith because they considered their passion to be their profession and worked hard on it.
Several children in India dream of representing the country in cricket but due to lack of support and enthusiasm they fail and keep failing miserably. The age of technology brought forth new gadgets to ease one’s lifestyle. To grab the know how’s of it every tom dick and harry set out to be an engineer or a doctor. Even those who weren’t supposed to be were forced to as Mr.Kumar’s son was studying IIT or Mr.Chatterjee’s daughter was giving the joint entance.
Now in the year 2015 we are not running out of tv screens nor did we fall short of cellular but there are shortages of food in plenty places round the country. Still in our country there are more engineers than agriculturists. Is it funny? Maybe.