They are also supposed to have taken several births. Being a secular democracy, India is supposed to enjoy the religious and cultural freedom. There may be some Shakespeare, Tagore and Marlon Brando across the Globe.
But the most shocking aspect of the report, accessed by The Indian Express, is that of the 45 buildings that caught fire, as many as 39 was running without a fire license. Most of these 38 buildings were commercial, and some residential.
Golden moment was coming near as people were shown to congratulate each other my parents realized that Price was being pulled out. As the army officer in black uniform came out with prince from well the emotions of my mother broke the wall of patience. Tears from her eyes rolled down. My father was considering himself as a major of mission who played an important role in this mission. A shine of triumph came on his eyes. I was watching all this as a dumb viewer. Suddenly ring of phone rang. Everybody was giving congratulations to each other. Celebrations in Kolkata, Mumbai and Kashi were proving that my parents were not alone in this celebration.
Dhumal said: “The BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) government is committed to safeguarding the interests of every section of society.” He said the state has provided record financial benefits worth Rs.5,568.95 crore to over 200,000 employees in the past four years.
I first came face-to-face with the Tunku at his residence in Ayer Raja Road, Penang, in May 1978. He had long retired and had chosen Penang as his retirement home.
Along with a handful of other business people from NY, Ben joined a tiny group [some pictured here with a giant statue of Gandhi in the center of the conference facilities] who set out to meet Indian business people and see what opportunities lie in India. He spent a week in two major Indian cities – New Delhi and Ahmedabad. He met lots of people in a business context and in a social environment. He stayed in local hotels (some better than others), tried the local beer, ate the local food and had a great time. Ben even got to meet with and sit and talk with the Yogi Adityanath of the State of Gujarat (similar to Governor)! That’s awesome!
As the Tunku came down the winding staircase, before I could stand up, the three big-shots went forward and greeted the old man with gusto. “Tunku Tunku! I just bought a 300-dollar shirt from Hong Kong for you. Can you play golf this Thursday? We’ve book the golf course,” one of the Chinese said loudly.
Men like Manghi are the true heroes in an imperfect world. Manghi’s brief moment in the sun will quickly become yesterday’s news. Manghi will not go down in legend, nor will songs be composed in his honour. He will quietly disappear into the oblivion whence he emerged. However, maybe he will have the satisfaction of knowing that – for one brief, shining moment – a destitute man with nothing but will power and immense faith created his own personal Camelot. Faith did, indeed, move a mountain. For that same brief, shining moment, Manghi made the rest of us proud to belong to the human race.