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On Nitish Kumar and Emerging Bihar

Today I was talking to a colleague at office who belonged to Patna. He did his Architecture from Patna, and did his masters from IIT Khadhakpur. Everybody is seeing visible change in Bihar. Bihar may be growing faster than Gujarat (i suspect both growth stories to the hilt. And yes I am biased)
Amidst all the "Äll Pervasive"scams ( i admire the way Jayalalithaa says Äll Pervasive"!) which are hounding Governments and Politicians all around and Amidst the great resolve which Civil Society has gathered against Corruption . Bihar seems to be the only hope for the country. Bihar- The Ancient Kingdom of Pataliputra - The land of Chanakya and the place where the ancient seat of Nalanda and Taxila are being revived by the efforts of the Indian State provides one and all the feel good factor which makes the Bihar story sometimes, even greater than the India story. .A state that had become the laughingstock of the nation—as much due to its economic failings as to the antics of i…

Converting My Blog into a "Mini-Blog" !

After a long long procrastination and a busy schedule i have decided to start blogging. I figured out that I waste my time on Facebook Debates which cannot be maintained on a record. But Since my life is as busy as everyone i don't get the time to share my views in a well written highly balanced, researched post, lengthy post on my blog.
So Now, I have decided to convert this Blog into what i call is a -"Mini Blog" on which i can share my daily views on public and private life with all my friends applying a limited number of words, without subjecting the reader or myself with long essays on my blog .
Quoting Leisure by William Henry Davies
What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.
No time to stand beneath the boughs
And stare as long as sheep or cows.
No time to see, when woods we pass,
Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass.
No time to see, in broad daylight,
Streams full of stars, like skies at night.
No time to turn at Beauty's glance,
And w…