09 May

Daanton mey phansa woh peela dupatta

[Image edited with Photoshop. Hope you will forgive me for this liberty, Parul]Phir sooch kar kaisa lagta hai…Saawan ki aadhi bheegi galiyon se hokar,Kabhi kisi ganney ki khet mey hilti lahar se hokar,Kabhi kisi aam ke bagiye mey sar ko chhupakar,Daanton mey phansa woh dupatta aaj bhi peela hai,Par hanstey chehrey wali woh pari aaj kanhi ghum hai,Woh aam ki bagiya aaj maatam main sunn hai.Aaj bhi yaad hai woh chaney ke chhilkeyJo khaye thhey hamney saath milkey,Woh dhool mey gira angoor ka dana,Golgappey [Read more ...]
08 May

Who are you?

[ad] JU has this system called ‘tutorials’ under which a few students are assigned to a teacher, who would seek her out every Wednesday afternoon to slog through two boring hours of a ‘tutorial’ on a topic that the teacher would assign. We were told that the system is a borrowing form Oxbridge . I shall have something more to say about this system at some other place, but for the time being let’s focus on this charming anecdote. Each year, a new teacher is assigned to a new group of students. [Read more ...]
08 May

Making in better…

[ad] In 2001 JU Forum, I had thought of a recipe for making both JU and JUDE better. A ‘practicing’ student then, my perceptions were more acute, and ideas more emergent and imaginative. Not much transpired beyond a mere listing of the points I wanted to write about. Nor have I the tenacity to follow the leads I provided myself more than five years back. But it would still be a nice exercise in fantasy to provide a recipe for betterment. I present, under two separate heads for JU and JUDE, on [Read more ...]
04 May

Sapno ki pari

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04 May

Mahoul ka kusoor hai

???? ?? ????? ??,??? ?? ??? ?? ?? ??,?? ???? ????? ?? ????? ?? ?????? ?????? ??? ?????,??? ???? ???? ????,????? ?? ???? ???????,?? ??? ???? ??? ????? ?? ???? ?? ?????? ???? ????? ?? ????? ????? ?? ??? ??? ???? ??? ??,??? ??????? ?? ????? ?? ???????? ??? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??,??? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???? ?? ???.?????? ?????? ?? ???? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??????? ????? ?? ??? ?? ??????????? ???? ?????? ?? ?????? ?? ??????? ??????? ?? ????? ????? ??? ? ??????? ???? ?? ?? ??? ?? ???? ??,???? ?????? ???? ?? ???? [Read more ...]