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कल मुलाकात हुई थी, उस बस्ती के गरीब बचपन से, वो टुट्टी हुई मुंडेरों और वो छतों पे कल मुलाकात हुई थी वो कलम तलाशते, राख से भरे हाथो से वो बर्तन धोते, उन गलियों की दुकानों में कल मुलाकात हुई थी वो मिट्टी भरे नंगे पैरों से, वो जो ठिठुरते कांपते इन सर्द हवाओं में कल मुलाकात हुई थी…

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My Father told me one thing “Lalit, Earn People, World will be Yours”. Since I came from a middle class family, as a child I have struggled a lot in terms of everything. I never got that guidance I always wanted and as a result I had to face huge struggle in making a career. I was very confused when…

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As I woke up this Sunday morning, little did I expect to be so moved and motivated to make a difference in someone’s life.  As a new intern I was assigned to work with different Public Action Groups or PAGs. PAGs  are a group of volunteers who  work towards helping children of a particular underdeveloped area or slum. This week…

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It’s an interesting challenge to write about my reasons behind spending every Sunday volunteering for CRY.  Many thoughts come to my mind when I think about it.  Hence, it would be interesting to try to capture almost all of these. I can’t recall how it happened, but when I was in class 7 or 8, I got to know about…

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Part I:  I am a (Girl) Traveler - Shubhanjana Das My train tickets were booked in A.C. I was always made to carry pepper spray. Dad asked me not to talk to strangers on the train. Maa said be don’t reply to any comments. Co-passengers ogled at me and my backpack. ”Do you have any man with you?”, they asked.…

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Feminism has been getting a bad rap lately. Like a game of Chinese Whispers, the word takes upon a new layer of meaning each time it’s spoken, ranging all the way from witch­burning to bra­burning, until all we’re left with is yet another convoluted propaganda buzzword. At its heart, all feminism is either a more exaggerated or underplayed version of…

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