The standard of Nagpur University

It’s almost 4 years I am studying in this shitty university and recently, this fact came to light. I couldn’t understand how no one noticed this for more than 15 years since the existence of the university. It’s the admission card for the exams. Apparently it’s not an admission card but an “ADDMISSION CARD” as … Continue reading The standard of Nagpur University

Durga Puja

Durga Puja (Worship of Durga) is the ultimate festival of the Bengali people. Although you cannot deny the religious nature of Durga Puja, it is as much a cultural and a social festival as it is a religious one; which explains my interest in it. Being an Atheist, it is the cultural part which draws … Continue reading Durga Puja

I Miss College Days

I frequently dream about my college days in Nagpur. Although most of those dreams are actually nightmares with a recurring theme, some are actually pleasant. Last night I dreamt that my daughter took admission in some Nagpur college & me and my wife also moved there to be closer to her. There, I was roaming … Continue reading I Miss College Days

What is my Hometown?

When I was making a Facebook account recently, it asked me what my Hometown was. I thought about it for a while, but didn’t have an answer. Looks like I have had such a nomadic life, I don’t have a Hometown. Here’s a list: Years City Duration 1985-1985 Bhubaneshwar, Odisha <1 year 1985-1985 Kolkata, West … Continue reading What is my Hometown?

Eyesight Chronicles Part 2: Contact Lenses

One fine day, me and my roommate Whoreko decided that we had had enough of eyeglasses and we would wear contact lenses from then on. We were in second year of college then and funds were short, so we went to an optometrist at Dharampeth and asked for the cheapest contact lenses they had. He … Continue reading Eyesight Chronicles Part 2: Contact Lenses

Beer, my friend

I have a long relationship with beer and our relationship has evolved over all these years. I clearly remember my first beer (or any alcoholic beverage for that matter) which was at Orchid Lake resort next to the pristine Umiam Lake in Meghalaya. I was around 12 years old at that time & was going … Continue reading Beer, my friend

Improbable things

I couldn’t sleep last night and my mind kept drifting between various improbable things that have happened in my life over the years. Things that shouldn’t have happened (because, probability), but did. Some examples of these improbable things are: Once, when I was very young, I hadn’t completed my homework. While going to sleep, I … Continue reading Improbable things