Life In A Metro

One of the remarkable things about slums is that they do develop their own social organization and economy and even culture that is, on some cases, remarkably resilient. This is what that goes unnoticed most of the time. Not one but two shotguns, with eight of us sitting (actually, squeezing) behind. The driver actually doesn’t…

Thank You Bipul!

Diwali is one festival when we clear all our dues either for #SwachchBharatSwachhGhar or for enjoying the food and what not. Mine was also the same. I had my Pre-Diwali Celebration and just like a lazy lad, I woke up quite late on the Diwali Day. I made a plan to celebrate the occasion at…

Learnings At My Workplace

I want to share about a branding and a reflection session that I have attended at the office today, which was extremely engaging, interesting and a great learning for me. The objective of the session was to brainstorm on the challenges the organisation was facing, what the brand “Rangsutra” should stand for and how should the…

Jai Mata Di

Being an East Indian girl, I have always crazed for Durga Puja. I took 4 days leave to visit my native place during the occasion this time. Durga Puja is one of the biggest festivals of Assam after Bihu, which is celebrated for 5 days (from Sasthi to Dashami) across the state. I was very…

An Ordinary Woman

There’s a woman I see everyday; an ordinary woman. She owns a small tea stall on the platform I catch my daily train from. It’s easy to miss her, for her beauty does not conform to the society’s definition of the word. We’ve never actually talked, just exchanged a few smiles or maybe a hello…

Early Child Care Development

Early Childhood refers to the period from birth to six years of age. This period in the child’s life is of paramount importance because it has a significant bearing on her life ahead. Enough research has been done to prove that early years set neurological and biological pathways that affect health, learning, and behavior throughout…