Photo of the Constitution of the United States of America. A feather quill is included in the photo.The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America and is the oldest codified written national constitution still in force. It was completed on September 17, 1787.

Cogito Ergo Sum

  At the end of a day tiring yet pensive, when I forsooth couldn’t distinguish myself from Ishanth Awasthi suffering from dyslexia, just like those numbers in his question paper turned to caricatures, the coloured sticky notes around the board started to blur when asked to pen down an assignment on one of them. The…

Does Appearance Matter?

The kind of experiences I had and routinely faced, discriminated and known for ‘mongoloid’ looks is something that forced me to think that perhaps villagers would consider me an outsider. It would take some time to make them feel that I am one of them. Coincidentally, day 1 of Rural Immersion module during the Induction…

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What Defines Our Limits?

It’s not very often that you come across people from a completely different background than yours and get a chance to know their story. The first day of our induction training was a fine day in that regard. Listening to the fellow’s stories and life experiences was inspiring and eye-opening; it made me think, and…

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Face To Face With Caste

We may think owning a wi- fi connection or a large library will make us the most well informed persons in the world since the universe of knowledge is a our fingertips. We may also listen to all those prime time panel discussions by so called social scientists and intellectuals where they quote all the…

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Life With A Bathtub

My Fellowship placement is a complete contrast to what I have been preparing for. To me, the fellowship was going to be a tough uncomfortable experience with negligible amount of urban comforts. But, fortunately or unfortunately, I have been placed in one of India’s richest cities, Ahmedabad. This city has everything that I could ask for and on top of that, my…

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First Lessons From The SHG

On 1st August, I started working as a fellow in Samarthan Centre for Development Support, Madhya Pradesh. I had never been to this place before. Before leaving, our co-ordinator had said that we would not find any rain in MP. But I thought that I was very lucky to see it on the very first…