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I got a little tired of believing
that the man who died during demonetisation
while standing in a queue
of a heart attack
was any less important
or not gold-medal deserving
than the man who can throw a javelin
further than others
with the help of an Australian coach
and a German or two for good measure

I got a little tired of believing
that all North East are Chinese
except for Mary Kom and Mirabai Chanu
and Lovlina Borgohain
and all Kashmiris are terrorists
or anti nationals
and that Parul Khakhar is a literary naxal
so called by saffron brigade extremists
fantatics and fundamentalists
who are good at the art of doublespeak
who say Gandhi and Godse are patriots
who say one Indian killing another is not a sign the killer is not a patriot
who get Padma Shris for doublespeak

I got a little tired of believing
that migrant labourers who died walking
back to their villages during Covid
and Dalits and tribals displaced from their homes
and no one saying a word against it
or bodies washed up ashore
during a deadly pandemic
and the breakdown of the health care facilities and insfrastructure
due to lack of planning
while statues and bullet trains get crores
and a temple that serves no one ill
are all signs that we are progressing

I got a little tired of believing
that the jobless youth are happy
that the ones speaking against reservation are right
that there is something called love jihad
that the threat to our peace is from inside
that all Bengalis and Keralites are red
and being a Maoist in India is a crime
and a lot of other bullshit

Most of all I got
a little tired of believing
that Modi knows what he is doing
anymore than Shah or Yogi
anymore than any human being
and the Sensex must be lying
and that inflation is good
and the price of petrol has to keep going up
and that many have to die
for the good of one
so the nation can be great again –
all a lot of trash and tripe.

Dr Koshy AV
Editor of Fasihi Intenrational Magazine
Director, Autism for help Village Project


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  1. samir sardana says:

    A Javelin thrower trained by an Aussie and a German ! Indians must accept that they are incapable of a world accomplishment ! Neeraj Chopra is NOT of Indian DNA – by bone structure and physical genetics – but hw is 1 exception of a man who has gained by being born in India !

    Ranjit Singh had French and American Generals in his cavalry and artillery – and that was the singular reason for his grand success – and so,there should be no shame in accepting the Whiteman’s superiority.After all,it was the Brits who taught Indians English, to eat on a table with a spoon, to use an English Toilet or TP or Contraceptives – and have the Hindoo Elites not come a long way ?

    India has always been the lapdog of the the US or Krushchev in every war ,battle or staredown or a UNSC fantasy seat !

    SO THE MAN IN THE DEMO QUEUE WHO DIED NEEDS AN OVATION – ESPECIALLY AS DEMO WAS A DIS-ASS-TER ! The RBI has printed a Report on Notebandi/Demo in 2020 – which is also bogus ! IT HAS NO EFFECT ON CHAIWALA – WHO HAD KILLED 1000S IN GODHRA – S0 THE DEMO DEAD HAD A PAINLESS DEATH (ONLY TRAUMA – NO PHYSICAL PAIN) !

    AS PER THE RBI REPORT,RS 11000 CRORES OF CASH DID NOT COME INTO THE BANKING SYSTEM.HOWEVER THAT IS ALSO A MISLEADING STATISTIC AS

    · THE RBI HAS SPENT RS 10000 CRORES IN THE LAST 3 YEARS TO PRINT THE NEW NOTES

    · COULD RS 11000 CRORES , WHICH IS 0.6% OF THE CASH THAT CAME INTO THE BANKS,REPRESENT THE SOILED,DAMAGED NOTES OR FORGOTTEN CASH OR CASH OUTSIDE INDIA,WHICH COULD NOT RETURN TO INDIA DUE TO THE FEAR OF QUESTIONING AND PROSECUTION – BUT IS LEGIT MONEY ? THAT WOULD BE A CASE OF THE INDIAN STATE CHEATING ITS CITIZENS

    o THIS RS 11000 CRORES IS NOT COUNTERFEIT ,AS IT IS ASSUMED ,THAT THESE ARE SERIALLY NUMBERED NOTES – WHICH DID NOT RETURN TO THE BANKING SYSTEM

    · HAS RBI ACCOUNTED FOR EACH LEGIT CODE NUMBERED CURRENCY NOTE ,WHILE CALCULATING THE RS 11000 CRORES AMOUNT, OR IS IT BASED ON A DEDUCTIVE FIGURE ? DEDUCTIVE FIGURES ARE BASED ON ASSUMPTIONS OF COUNTERFEITS AND DAMAGED NOTES.

    THE RBI REPORT DOES NOT STATE THE VALUE OF THE COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY EXCHANGED FOR GOOD NOTES, IN THE DEMO DRIVE.THAT IS A PURE LOSS OF THE DEMO DRIVE , AND WAS A FOOL PROOF MODE OF CONVERTING CURRENCY, AT POST OFFICES, COOPERATIVES AND BANKS IN TIER 2 AND 3 CITIES

    IT MUST BE NOTED THAT IF COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY IS SENT INTO INDIA BY A STATE ACTOR,THEN IT IS ONLY REASONABLE TO ASSUME THAT THE SAME HAS ALREADY BEGUN ,AND IS MORE PROFITABLE THAN BEFORE.

    · THE RBI HAS NOT RELEASED THE STATISTICS FOR THE NEW NOTES BEING COUNTERFEITED.

    · ALSO,A COUNTERFEIT IS COUNTED BY THE RBI ONLY IF IT IS DETECTED. GOOD COUNTERFEITS ARE NOT DETECTED.

    · AS A MATTER OF RECORD,PAKISTAN’S MINT PRINTS CURRENCIES FOR SEVERAL NATIONS INCLUDING GCC NATIONS,WITH FAR MORE STRINGENT QUALITY NORMS AND SEVERE SAFETY AND RISK FEATURES THAN THE INDIAN RUPEE. ! dindooohindoo

    THERE HAS BEEN NO IMPACT OF DEMO ON SO CALLED “TERROR IN INDIA”, AS THE NUMBER OF THESE ATTACKS , AND THE CASUALTIES OF INDIAN SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS,HAS INCREASED AFTER THE DEMO DRIVE

    THERE HAS BEEN NO IMPACT OF DEMO ON THE SO CALLED “DRUG TRADE IN INDIA”, AS THE NUMBER OF THESE SEIZURES AND THE DRUG TRADE , HAS INCREASED AFTER THE DEMO DRIVE

    AS PER THE RBI REPORTS, THE COUNTERFEIT CURRENCIES OF RS 50 AND RS 100 NOTES , HAS INCREASED BY 50% ,AS THE COUNTERFEITERS HAVE FOCUSSED THEIR TECHNOLOGY,ON THESE NOTES.THAT IS BECAUSE,THE COUNTERFEITERS ARE TAKING TIME TO PERFECT THE COUNTERFEITING OF THE RS 500 AND RS 2000 NOTES, AND ITS SUPPLY CHAIN OF PRINTING, DISTRIBUTION, STOCKING AND DISSEMINATION

    THE GOI/RBI STATISTICS ON COUNTERFEIT RS 500 AND RS 2000 ARE MISLEADING.THESE NOTES ARE NOT COMING INTO THE BANKING SYSTEM AT THE SAME FREQUENCY AS IN 2017.IF THE NOTES DO NOT COME INTO THE BANKS ,THE FAKES ARE NOT DETECTED. THEREFORE THE RBI STATISTIC IS FALSE AND MISLEADING

    AS PER RBI REPORTS,THE FLOWS OF RS 2000 NOTES INTO THE BANKS ,HAS REDUCED OVER THE YEARS ,AND BANKS ARE DOLING OUT LESS AND LESS RS 2000 NOTES.THAT MEANS THE RS 2000 NOTES ARE BEING WAREHOUSED BY THE MARKET – FOR MONEY LAUNDERING AND BLACK MARKETING.THIS DEFEATS THE PURPOSE OF DEMO AND MAKES THE CASE FOR DEMO – PART 2 FOR THE RS 2000 NOTES. THE ABOVE PROVES THAT THE ENTIRE DEMO DRIVE , WAS BOGUS, AND NOT , BECAUSE ALL THE CASH CAME BACK INTO THE SYSTEM.IT IS BECAUSE ALL THE AIMS FAILED (AS ABOVE).dindooohindoo