New Year, New Me. Seriously?

2016 will end in a matter of time. We all are gearing up to welcome 2017 with a lot of zeal. This year has been a year of ups and downs. We have lost some acclaimed people and have found some new too. New friends are connected in life. Those so called FOREVER friends are nowhere to be seen.

Like every year a lot of these “My goal for 2017 is to accomplish 2016 goals which I planned in 2015.” Memes are making rounds these days about clichéd and hyped NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS. The real joke is on us. We always make gym resolutions which we break within first week of January. Health is constantly neglected while collecting wealth. Then we end up spending that extra earned money at doctors. We plan the solo trip to mountains or sand dunes but always procrastinate over something. While I sit and pen these words down, many of our friends have got their start ups up and running. Someone is a travel blogger, another is fashion blogger. Many others I know are doing what they dreamt of doing.

A common thing between all these people is that they did not wait for New Year to realize their dreams. They had an aim in mind. Every single action was towards fulfilling that goal. Everyday day of their life. I’m sure you as well have many such friends and people you know of. Plan, explore and execute. Do what makes you happy. Responsibilities will always be there. Take out time for yourself from your schedule and dedicate it towards your own development. You cannot bring back the time that is gone. What you still have is the time that is yet to come. Take that solo trip you’ve always wanted to take. Read the book you have in your to read list. Express your feelings to your loved ones.

Let the coming time be the best time of your life. Happy New Year!!

Happy birthday Mother India

A India gears up for the 67th Independence day, the political goons are are geared up to divide the country in parts again. If we go into the flashback, India was rather a molecule of loosely bonded Kingdoms which led foreign invasion of India. It was Sardar patel who did the work of integrating 562+ princely states as one nation. The nation we love. The nation we call Mother India.

In recent times we have been noticing a lot of uneasiness in the country. What is bothering me is the division of states into smaller ones. Few years back we had 25 states and then 3 new were formed making the total count 28. Now that Telangana has been considered, there is a list of states demanded. viz;

  • Saurashtra -Gujarat
  • Bundelkhand – MP & UP
  • Dimaraji– Nagaland
  • Delhi
  • Gorkhaland– West bengal
  • Harit Pradesh & Purvanchal– UP
  • Kongunadu– Tamilnadu
  • Kosal– Odisha
  • Mithila– Bihar and Jharkhand
  • Tulunadu -Kerala & karnataka
  • Vidarbha – Maharashtra
  • Vindhya Pradesh– MP
  • Kukiland– Manipur

16 new states. In would be such a pain to study these all and their capitals. 😛 . So many new IPL teams will be introduced and IPL will become a 3 months long tournament. Jokes apart, we are going back to the square one. Most of these states want the divisions on the basis of languages. India has around 1600 spoken languages. Yes a whopping 1600.These changes might not affect any of you or me. Nothing will change for us. We will continue living and life will go on. But this will definitely affect India as whole. These protests if turn violent, will only cause loss of lives. My question is , do we really need so many different states in India? I fear this would create a sense of inequality among citizens. We already suffer THE GREAT INDIAN RESERVATION SYSTEM, the SMALL STATES will be an add on to it. If you give it a thought, the whole picture looks quite bizarre and chaotic.

The kind of economic crank we are going through for now, these states will only add costs which will have numbers in hundred-thousand crores which will be levied on you and me. The money which would go in setup could be utilised for the development of these areas as most of these areas want developement of themselves. The infrastructure and service development across different sectors is possible without this divide and rule policy.

Can the political parties go ahead and think beyond politics ? Can development and betterment of states be priority over taking credit and defaming others? Its wait and watch for us for now.india_galance