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Quote: Democracy

Of what essence is democracy in a land where neither does the Prime Minister gets voted by people, nor does he vote himself in an election. © Anshuman Rawat ...

Quote: Life

Life has now become what life was never to be; for, I find myself where I never wanted to be. © Anshuman Rawat ...

Oh, the Journey of League Magazine …

League was not the name that we had first thought for the magazine. Our first suggestion for the name, in the year 2005, of a magazine for Ahmedabad was ‘AHEM!’ – reflecting both the geographical identity of the magazine and also the role of the ‘masthead’ of a  publication in attracting attention from and seeking time of readers, prior to saying something significant. We thought the name fitted...

Is this Art?

My Own Creation! I have since got a new kurta-pyjama stitched for my ‘art’ exhibition Just as the world seems to be becoming ever more mediocre with every passing year, the population of the so-called ‘creative persons’ seems to be exploding! Yes, almost every person is either dubbed creative or claims him or herself to be creative. Admittedly, it does not take much to create either empty superlatives...

Life; and Other Quartets

What end do they reach anyway, What fruit do they bear anyway, Of seeds, for leaves, is the story, What do roots hope for anyway. … Of all the thoughts that breathe of you, Of all the breaths that think of you, I think I want to live the most, The one that makes me one with you. … Wretched and hurting to the core, Pray why should I breathe more? No one waiting, no waiting for, Would this just be...

Cricket in Goa

Cricket in Goa. Who would’ve believed this a couple of decades ago. ...

Lovely House in Goa

House in Goa. Often feel the urge to get nestled in nature, for good. ...