EditorialDecember 1, 2011
Even the best laid plans can go awry- At the precise moment I know three individuals or groups who are thinking on the same lines. One of course is yours truly as can be assumed by the delay in our edition this time, and the other two? One, I guess will be Anna Hazare after the Lok Pal bill situation failed to resolve and the third one; our ruling party after the FDI impasse. All eyes will be on those two issues, as they carry a great significance and impact on the future of our country. Can the politicians and the leaders rise to the occasion, look beyond their individual interests and take a decision for the greater good? Can we expect this of them? Only time will tell or maybe we have to tell them with time…
Speaking of time reminds me, that we are certainly going through a tough period. Just when we were trying to come to terms with the loss of Dr Bhupen Hazarika, we lost another literary gem, Mamoni Raisom Goswami , close on the heels of the demise of musical Stalwart Ustaad Sultan Khan. Indian literature and art scene has suffered huge setbacks this year.Hope the new year brings happier tidings for all of us.
They say, death is a kind of liberation, an union with the supreme being, yet why do we mourn the dead and oppositely celebrate life which is supposed to be a struggle and a battle ground? We mourn because of the finality of death, maybe, The knowledge that we will never, ever, hear them, see them, know about them. We lose them forever. Death is easier to explain, but life? That is indeed complicated and so is politics…
On that note I will like to take leave of you and make way to our other interesting articles, which I hope will help you plan your holidays well for the coming days
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