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Architect of India's Constitution. His contributions and return gift from India

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By - Abhudai Pal Today, 14 th April 2021 is the 130 th birthday of Architect of India’s constitution Bharat Ratna Bhim Rao Ramji Ambedkar lovingly known as Babasaheb. Before telling you about the immense contribution of Babasaheb. I have a small incidence from my childhood. I was in the 7 th standard, it was 14 th April. A carpenter who was making furniture at my home asked me. “Today, you will lighten Dias? "  “No”. I said Then he asked, who are you? I sensed his intention behind the question.   “I am a human” I replied with a deliberate innocent face.  Then he understood that he won’t get to know the “thing” which he was interested in. Since then I always wondered why only a few houses lighten Dias on Babasaheb Birthday. Why my house doesn't celebrate this day? Was he just a man of few? And being the most learned man of pre-independent India. Doesn't his contributions belong to every Indian? CHILDHOOD OF ARCHITECT OF INDIA's CONSTITUTION The architect of Indi

The cost of being apolitical. Can you afford to be apolitical in a democracy?

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By - Abhudai Pal   "I hate politics. All politicians are the same. What I want is peaceful life free of politics."  The above words are of a privileged Indian youth who don’t like politics. Privileged because of the ceiling over his head and meal on time more than two times a day. Another privileged is his “cellular data pack.”  The only thing which worries India’s youth is the exhaustion of 1.5/2 GB of his daily data pack. He should be. After all, the lack of data might make him data malnourished. Without it, the person's ability to rant on social media is nil. Actually, guys/girls of this ilk are awesome. They want a peaceful life but do not know how peace is maintained in society? Or they are ignorant to acknowledge it.  Well, I won’t discuss politics here. However,  I desperately want to ask  certain questions to the apolitical youth of India .  Do you want clean air to breathe?  Are you against women-related crimes like Rape, Eve-teasing, sexual harassment, domestic

The crucial Issue of 21st century solved and thats the reason of my infinite happiness !

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By - Abhudai Pal  I am amazed that instead of amaze. I would love to use flabbergasted. So, I restate with ultra rigor, vigor, and exhilaration that;  I am flabbergasted.   Do you want to know the reason for my flabbergast? No, no, you are utterly wrong if you think that I have found the love of my life.  I am flabbergasted because the culture saving decision has been taken. The UP Govt under the leadership of my favorite leader Yogi Adityanath has passed an ordinance. The summary of the ordinance is “No More Love Jihad.” If you don’t know what Love Jihad is? Then let me tell you, my friend. It’s a farce manufactured in the laboratories of Hindutva supporters!  This is what leftists tell you.  But you had to Believe me that Love Jihad is a conspiracy against Hindu women. The good looking, macho Muslim men cajole, manipulate and trap Hindu women in the name of love.  Once an innocent woman fell into the trap, they made her pregnant, and when she wants to marry the guy, the Muslim men

This Diwali Our Efforts Has Failed Us As A Human Being

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By - Aayushi Mishra  My curiosity to get a genuine answer to a question is bothering me day and night. I have failed to find a convincing answer myself, thus after mustering a lot of courage, I want to know your stand.  Was it impossible to avoid using fireworks on Diwali this year? The virus has affected each one of us irrespective of our religion or culture. This pandemic has destroyed the world's economies leading to the untimely demise of more than a million people worldwide .  Considering the havoc wreaked by the Pandemic. This year should have been about our collective strengths to tackle the intruder.  But from somewhere, the argument of bursting crackers and religion are linked. The people who call for a boycott of crackers are projected as “Dharm-Virodhi” (Anti-Religion). To those, I would like to ask.  Can't you think and act like a human being, at least for a day?  Can't you and I be together on a crucial issue for a day?  Can't we think of others as our fami

I am sorry Bapu that I don't want to wish you on your 151st Birth anniversary...

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Dear Bapu,  Namaste.  Last year on your 150th birth anniversary, I wrote you a letter. I understand that you are busy, but a year had passed and your birthday has arrived. I want you to tell you that the circumstances have changed a lot since your last birthday.  Mr. Gandhi leader of the masses Today on your 151st Birth anniversary. I wanted to wish you but I won’t because you might be disheartened as well as surprised what some people have done to your society.    DALITS AND JUSTICE Bapu, whom you called Harijans or the “people of GOD”, their condition is dismal. The system is attacking and depriving them of their right to justice. Recently, In Hathras, a girl named Manisha Valmiki was allegedly raped, her tongue was cut and, neck bones were broken. She fought hard for 14 days but unfortunately, she died. She was not raped just once, but twice. First, the criminals belonging to the upper caste raped her. And second, the administration is still raping her in the following ways, a) Den

EIA draft 2020: India's Roadmap to unclear skies and capitalist's license to exploit mother nature

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By -  Ms. Anubhav Amphan Cyclone(16-21May) Assam Floods( May 2020) Assam Oil and Gas Leakage (27 May 2020) Gujrat  Chemical Explosion( 3 June2020) Visakhapatnam Gas Leakag e(7 May 2020), Locust attack and COVID-19 (30 Jan2020, as first case emergence in Kerala). Assam Oil and Gas Leakage The above-mentioned disasters are either man-made or act of God (nature) . It seems that nature has created a holocaust for India. Or these calamities are the naked and explicit consequences of humans' materialistic greed, which leads them to act on their brazen impulses of implementing projects which exploit mother nature .  The new Environmental Impact Assessment(EIA) Draft, 2020 enables projects to run without getting EC(Environmental Clearance)and with fewer checks and balances then prior. That implies exploiting mother nature for short term benefits, will be easier.  Thus, the existence of the above tragedies, like Oil and Gas Leakage, etc will be more often,  and borne potential to be an in

The forgotten Indian's. I am sorry for everthing you have to go through.

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By - Abhudai Pal  Forgotten in a month from the limelight. Financially devastated. Legs are swollen. Not in a condition to walk but walked. Left to die on roads.  Starved.  Ill treated by the people who promised them of "Acche din". The situation described above is not of foreigners. They all are Indians when P.M. of India announced nationwide lockdown beginning from the midnight of  25th March 2020.  The worst-hit were makers of modern India. Unfortunately called, “ Migrant Workers”. I always think, how “non-inclusive” and “myopic” is the decision-maker who forgot the existence of about 139 million migrant workers in India. The problem is not with the decision-maker. The problem is that I am expecting an inclusive and rational decision from a person who is an unofficial Editor of every news organization (Both print and T.V). That is a hectic job and then finding time to make an inclusive and rational decision is another tremendous work. If you think that, migration crisis

How corona epidemic will affect the informal laborers market?

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By - Amit Kumar (Research Scholar at BML Munjal University ) Since the outbreak of corona virus, few questions, particularly in regard to the Indian economy kept bouncing in my head. Is the exodus of the informal laborers from the Industrial region temporary? Do our politicians of various states, empathetic enough to sense the pain of their daily wage workers? How this forced migration of Informal laborer will impact India’s informal Job Market? On average, minimum wages in Delhi are around 15K~16K /Month , that too with no job security. Then, it would be reasonable to assume that a worker might be able to save at most 3~5 K/Month (taking into account the high cost of living in metropolitan). If the state governments provide financial assistance of 3~5 k to migrant informal labor in the form of various schemes. In the post-COVID-19 world, this might lead to the scarcity of labor in the market for a short period. How? Since various state governments announced some support in the for