This wall display is a sign of the times, when legal and social bodies are crying foul on the misuse of dowry and harrassment laws by women. For once the hunter may be feeling like the hunted, and some enterprising person even sees this as a commerical opportunity!
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The American frog, lay in a tub of water, and was slowly burnt alive, because the temperature steadily increased over a period of time. The Indian frog, apparently, had the fright of a lifetime by being ducked into a tub of steaming water, but could jump out just in time to save its skin.
Young Indians are also craving for change, and the partisan party politics of India doesn’t hold any charm! Yes, as Americans welcome change, even in India, as we usher in another season of Parliamentary elections, it will soon be time to change!
“In our country, the rivers are holy, the mountains are venerated, plants are worshipped, animals are sacred, land is precious, stone idols and televised mythological serials and their actors recieve awed devotion, and even machines and tools are sanctified;
I pacify myself by thinking that it’s the weather – humidity makes one lose more hair! But come winter and I will blame the nip in the air, and the dryness of the scalp for further hair loss. Summers will be answerable for the oiliness and sweatiness that make the poor head want to get some air, and in turn get rid of the ultraviolet rays absorbing black sheen of hair. Whatever be the season, the extermination of the hair, MY HAIR, seems inevitable.
For these children, each new day is a battleground, a new competition, where they shove, push, scavenge, and fill their sacks, all to win their war against want and poverty.
rickshaw-walla’s t-shirt read…