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Aquira- Ladki hoon mein

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Aquira- This is not my story – this is a story of every other woman who has faced sexist oppression but their courage and determination remained undeterred and unshakable. I salute those women and for the rest this is a calling of the revolution that has already started!

 

Friends please watch this video, its awesome and please like it on youtube.

Here are the lyrics of the song, written by Shaoni Maitra.

 

Aage kya hain nishana,

pichechodazamana,

Badh kea age dekhana,

Har mat janana,

Ladki hoon main toh kya hain?

HainekParda, hata de; Hainekdarsa, kuchalde,

Is se tu sharmana na , aage mat ruk jana na

 

Tumne socha ladki hoon main ghabraoongi,

patriarchal monarchy main kho jaoongi,

Quintessential “Abla nari” reh jaoongi,

aspirations paron tale kuchlaoongi,

This is where my hon you got it all wrong,

so here I am wearing pants, doing the jiggy male dance,

Walking the talk, talking the walk,

doing the jiggy male dance,

 

So whatcha looking at (come join in);

Hey you gyani, (stop smirking)

We know selling(and cooking),

we know finance( and romance)

Idhar Udhar Gaye mila na koi sheh,

kyoinsahusadiyoin ka yeh kathputliyon ka khel,

Andheri Tufanoin ke Teevra Diyan hoon main,

Gumnam na hone dungi tere ichha ke diya ko main,

 

It’s no more hazy ,

so I am ready ,

No one’s gonna stop me now Poripurno korbo shopno,

etai amar motto now; Tai rock e boshe adda mar aar jotoi pnpc kor Mulgi haath se geli keval,

Yash tiche marg jaane ; Jhagar ke, Nagar se, (Dekho iski Udaan – silence)

 

I know it’s not easy,

coz its easier said than done;

I am some stranger with a mic going all out on this fight But this ain’t fake,

for heaven sake; Next to the window you sit and repent kuch kash main kiya hota re….

So chalo chalo aage chalo, bado bado aage bado;

Neka neka nahin kehna re

 

Aage kya hain nishana,

piche choda zamana,Badh kea age dekhana,

Har mat janana, Ladki hoon main toh kya hain?

Hain ek Parda, hata de; Hain ek darsa, kuchalde,

Is se tu sharmana na , aage mat ruk jana na

 

Kari Rahiyo nathi dhoklas but also mota mota rokras Kanjivaram Cheeralu inka pillaley kadu Vyaparm meeda-kuda manastatvam paratha na sirafa,

but ihavi resspectable afsara So encourage her, don’t you discourage her; C’mon just believe her,

give her that helping hand chalo chalo aage chalo, bado bado aage bado;

Neka neka nahin kehna re Dhakka dhakka piche dhakka , phir bhi li hain aage Kadam…teri meri aage jeet hain re

 

Aage kya hain nishana,

piche choda zamana,Badh kea age dekhana,

Har mat janana, Ldki hoon main toh kya hain?

Hain ek Parda, hata de; Hain ek darsa, kuchalde,

Is se tu sharmana na , aage mat ruk jana na

 

 

 

Daily Prompt- August Blues

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Daily Prompt- August Blues- As a kid, were you happy or anxious about going back to school? Now that you’re older, how has your attitude toward the end of the summer evolved?

 

I think I was a blessed kid I had  a set of friends in neighbourhood as well as another set of friends at school.. We enjoyed our summer vacation with siblings, and friends playing whole day. My summer vacation was equally enjoyable as my schooling.Then there were relatives who visited with their kid in summer.  Life was fun. After summer vacation going back to school was another fun as I loved my school, studies, and my schoolmates. Meeting them after a long time, sharing experience with each other was also much fun which we looked forward to.

Now with age everything  has changed but   watching children playing, from my balcony whole day is much. In holidays they have time to play thrice a day.  My mornings, afternoons and in the evenings, with their chirping, laughing, chasing each other makes summer alive.

 With getting old, the end of summer brings thought of lonely mornings and evenings as children will start going to school,and will be  allowed to play only in the evening, makes me a little sad but then  they will also be yearning to go to school, meeting their friends, relaxes me. Everyone is entitled to his/her share of fun. I have learned to cope with this too.

Children playing in the park

Children playing in the park

Daily Prompt- Off the Shelf

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Daily Prompt- Off the Shelf-  Take a look at your bookcase. If you had enough free time, which book would be the first one you’d like to reread? Why?

 

I ask myself ‘ which book would be the first one you would like to reread ?’

Tough question as my bookcase has all my favorite books which I purchased with  money I saved and spent on books instead of cloths. Osho, Paulo Coelho, Deepak Chopra, Dale Carnegie, Robin Sharma, Brian Tracy and many more have accompanied me for many years. I never get bored reading anyone from these. I have some light comedy, suspense, detective novels also which I purchased with clear intention that they are not just one time read. Read and throw away time. I never waste money on them. Sorry, I’m drifting away.

My first purchase was ‘ STOP WORRYING AND START LIVING’ . I stumbled upon this book in my friends place and got hooked to it.

I never believe in asking solutions for my problems to others. I believe every problem comes with a solution.

I got this book at a time when my son joined Indian Navy, my daughter got married, my husband is somewhat workaholic and I was suffering from chronic some diseases and was very depressed, always worrying.

This book came as a boon to me. There are not only causes and analysis for worries but simple solutions and stories of other sufferer and how they could come over their worries.

When you read about others problems then only you realise that how tiny or petty are your problems.

Little understanding, not running away from problems, facing them, trying to find a solution, little exercise and meditation all helps.

So when I find time I reread this and one more ‘Maximum Achievement’ by Brian Tracy and recommend to others also.

 

 

 

 

सस्पेंडेड कॉफ़ी : Suspended Coffee

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सस्पेंडेड कॉफ़ी : Suspended Coffee.

Mechanic Leigh Print Version on Amazon

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Mechanic Leigh Print Version on Amazon.

Daily Prompt- Gone with the Windfall

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Daily Prompt- Gone with the Windfall

You just inherited $1,000,000 from an aunt you didn’t even know existed. What’s the first thing you buy (or otherwise use the money for)?
So much money !
Just multiply it with 59.17to convert it to Indian currency.. It’s a huge amount of money.
Just think how many books I can by now.
 I have small needs. I don’t need much except for medicines and monthly expenditure. So much of it will go to help others for I believe that

Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.

Les Brown

I will distribute one-quarter of it among my relatives with a clause that each will invest some amount of it in the charity, whatever they believe in. Otherwise they don’t get it.
Some of it will be distributed among my children and their spouses with the same clause as above.
Actually this clause is to infuse good habit of doing something for underprivileged people.
I truly believe that one must enjoy life but never forget deprived one and share one’s wealth with them.
Remaining one-fourth I will keep for me.
First thing I want to buy is my dream house on the hilltop.
I will settle there with my husband, my lots of pets and people who will help me live there comfortably as this age one do everything on own.
There will still be lot of money left for which I will appoint someone to advise me to invest it wisely.
These are my plans in theory but frankly I don’t know what I’ll do if I will lay my hands on such a huge amount. I hope I will not go mad with the news itself.

Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Wildflowers

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Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Wildflowers

 

“No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still spring up

in the middle of nowhere.”

Sheryl Crow 

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Meatball

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Meatball.

Retrospect

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Retrospect.

Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Things we take for granted

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Sunday Stills, the next challenge:

Things we take for granted 

The alarming rate at which the RK Beach, Visakhapatnam is vanishing due to rapid erosion, is threatening to wash out the Union tourism minister K Chiranjeevi’s ambitious Rs 48 crore Bheemili-Visakhapatnam Beach Corridor project which has in any case been facing flak for trying to damage the delicate coastal ecology in the name of garish development.( click for full report.)

Beach before erosion

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