Vanni tree, it has been 3000 years and you have been really strong. How are you so patient in listening to some of our ‘wants’ disguised as prayers? Continue reading A letter to the Vanni tree
Competitive populism has reduced the elections as a platform for accepting social bribes! Continue reading It’s been a Political Roadshow (with Free Popcorn) for the ‘Common Dravidian’
I was just like you.
I came here, walking on moving sands, searching for a home.
To move on, to find some meaning, to find some love. Continue reading Walking on Moving Sands
Our majestic bull is dying and so will a part of our identity. Our farmers and crops are dying. City folk will realise this alarming situation when one day they walk into Anjappar and realise that their biriyani is now made of Basmati rice and not Seeraga Samba. Continue reading What are we celebrating? The ‘Harvest festival’?
I drifted every time I stopped, because rubbing my chappals on the road and screeching to a stop was much cooler than pressing the brakes! And I was really proud when the boys complimented how cool it was to see a girl do that. I just said, “Anyone can do this. No boy girl and all”. Continue reading The ‘Hero’ cycle?
But that one big dream,
Stays forever. Continue reading Waiting
“Hey, History Miss told us to bring India Political map, no? Do you have an extra one?” Continue reading India – Political Map