Flag Hoisting – Asokamitran

Subramaniya Bharathi, one of the greatest poets of India wrote this poem which begins; "Let us dance, let us sing a hymn, that we got our freedom." What was so special about this? Well, he wrote the poem some thirty years before we actually got the freedom from the British rule. The very thought of... Continue Reading →

Independence Day – Some Thoughts

The first Independence Day I remember is, the 25th ID celebration in 1972. I was in Class V and as a part of the celebrations, ┬áthe elementary school where I studied, conducted a debate competition for school students from nearby villages and I won the first prize (thanks to my teachers who wrote the script).... Continue Reading →

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