God does only the best and doesn’t do what is not the best.

तगड़ा रहो !

Smoker at the ripe old age of 14!

“बंद कमरों में महकता हुआ , खिड़कियों की सलाखों से लिपटता हुआऔर फिर शून्य में विलीन होता हुआ, कितना मिलनसार है यह सिगरेट का धुंआ। “ “Band kamron mein mahakta hua, khidkiyon ki salaakhon se lipat ta hua, Aur phir shoonya mein vileen hota hua, kitnaa milansar hai ye cigarette ka dhuaan.” (Giving out itsContinue reading “Smoker at the ripe old age of 14!”

Awaaz do ham ek hain

The people of my generation must be remembering three wars India fought within a gap of nine years; against China in 1962 and against Pakistan in 1965 and 1971. The rather localised Kargil war or conflict occurred much later in 1999. We were in Bilaspur town (new Bilaspur) in the year 1962 when China, claimingContinue reading “Awaaz do ham ek hain”

Mediocre student becomes senior to toppers

I joined Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Chandigarh in 1970 after completing Pre-Engineering (equivalent to Class XII) from Govt College, Shimla affiliated to Punjab University and opted for the ‘ Electronics and Electrical engineering’ (E and EC) branch , which was chosen by toppers and other bright students from various colleges of Punjab and neighbouring statesContinue reading “Mediocre student becomes senior to toppers”

Litigation, our family bane?

There is an Urdu Couplet by a poet; ख़ुदा महफूज़ रखे तीन बलाओं से हक़ीमों से, वकीलों से, हसीनो की निगाहों से (Beware beware, The doctors, the lawyers and the lethal eyes of beautiful women Yes, stay away as all are dangerous) We, in the family could escape none as we had quite a fewContinue reading “Litigation, our family bane?”


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हर फ़िक्र को धुएं में उड़ाता चला गया!

Smoked away the worries of life.…….

…… in 36 years of Govt service, 12 major surgeries, travel across 35 odd countries and the other ups and downs of life.

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  1. Enjoyed reading the two articles , thank you tanika showing the way for your parent to share his way and help him fulfill sharing his experiences.


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