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Things Anna did apart from a hunger-strike

मैभीअन्ना, तूभीअन्ना, अबतोसारादेशहैअन्ना..

Each and every Indian may knowAnna Hazareand his hunger strike by now. He also did some things apart from a hunger strike. I have rounded on some of those things in this blog.

Annabrought together the people of different caste, creeds, religion together on the roads, grounds protesting against the corrupt government. He showed us the non-violent way of protesting.

Anna taught how to successfully organize a protest (to the likes of Baba Ramdev!). He revealed the selfish and the narrow-minded politicians. Mayawati and the like-Mayawati-minded people need to know that the fight led by Anna was not of a Lower-Caste-India or Upper-Caste-India, it was the fight of the common man-the fight of an entity called India. Anna also ridiculed the always-in-a-mood-to-ridicule politician Laloo Prasad Yadav!
Anna gave the crazy bikers a reason to create havoc on the roads in his name. He gave smugglers of animal skin a new code word (Two men were arrested in Jaipur…

Leaves and (genuine) Excuses

In a seven day week, after getting a weekend off, still when you need to go out shopping or attend a friend’s engagement or watch a movie with your old friends or go out with your girlfriend or receive your “dooor ke rishtedaar” at a station or pay your utility bills or you fall ill-on a weekday, all you have to do is to take a day off.  To take a day off you need an excuse (a genuine one). All the excuses stated above may sound very genuine but the most genuine and accepted and unquestionable excuse is- falling ill!

A classic excuse for a day one day leave is definitely “having motions!”  Its not only the biggies but right from our school days we give excuses (take leaves). Remember the Leave Notes that we had? Every leave had to be accompanied with “Reason for absence!!” This is the column where Creative Imagination of a man gets used. Our parents used to do it when we were small but now we manage it ourselves! We have a range of diseases to choose from. Right from having cold, cough…