Sep 1 2014. I was up in front of my 125 odd engineering batchmates, asked by our Language and Communications faculty, Dr Alam to deliver a speech on any random topic of my choice for 2 mins at the least. Outcome? I sucked up. Sure, I spoke for entire 2 minutes duration. But nevertheless, I … Continue reading My 4 Year Long Tryst With The Stage & The Speech
Every Hijra is a Transgender. But, Every Transgender is Not a Hijra. How many people know that being a Hijra is a profession like being an engineer or a lawyer, while being a transgender is just one's gender identity? A Hijra is a transgender who earns her livelihood by going out asking for money from … Continue reading Takeaways From My Interaction With India’s First Transgender Judge
About three months back, one of my juniors at college, Deepankar messaged me that he and a few others had gotten the license from TED to host a TEDx event in our college. He told me that he and his team wanted me to be the Master of Ceremony (Anchor). I was not so … Continue reading Hosting TEDx ABVIIITMG: The Experience
When I am weak, vulnerable or scared. When something is bothering me and turning me anxious. When I am worried or sad. Yes, in those times I do yearn for someone to hold me, support me, guide me, and lift me and throw me up in the air and tell me out loud and clear … Continue reading Mini #16: Times When Even A Hug Is Tough to Find In This World
Do I love to travel alone in trains? Abso-freaking-lutely! And, this post is about three reasons why I love that proposition so much. So, let's cut the chase and begun! #1 Best way to meet new people. When travelling alone, I don't have friends and family to talk to. Or to engage with or play … Continue reading Mini #15: 3 Reasons Why I Love To Travel In Trains Alone.
It didn’t garner a huge lot of upvotes or views. Neither did it get me a big surge in my follower count. But, one thing it did get me was a great deal of contentment and peace. So much, that only a few answers ever written by me have made me feel this good about … Continue reading Mini #14: My Favourite Answer I Ever Wrote On Quora!
She is a nurse at my college's dispensary. She has been employed here for years. And, every time I visit the dispensary, it's her smiling and cheerful address which I first look around for. Whenever I happen to visit the dispensary and discover that she is on a leave, I always experience a second of … Continue reading Mini #13: One Person From My College Who I Will Surely miss When I Leave College.
Originally written on May 3rd 2018 on Quora. Link: Jayant Shilanjan Mundhra's answer to What do you do when you are upset? I learn and I teach. To be true, I tried this strategy for the first time today. It had not been the best of days. Relations with some dear ones have been on a … Continue reading Nugget-50: What Do I Do When I Am Upset?
I started to learn English only after I developed a crush over my 6th grade English teacher. She left the school a year and a half later. But my flare and knack for English stayed with me. Back in November 2017, I deleted over 500 answers I had written in all my stay here hitherto … Continue reading Nugget-49: 10 Random Facts About Me.
Walked 10k+ steps a day for 30 days and shed over 5kgs of weight. This post will walk the reader through the entire process, planning and execution of the challenge. Four days prior to when Feb began, I took up this challenge to walk 10k+ steps a day for 30 days straight. No excuses. Exams, … Continue reading Nugget-48: My Greatest Achievement of February 2018