Tag Archives: Tamil Nadu

Rice Harvest.

This photograph is that of a very close family friend who is among the very few still farming in my native district and close to the farm house where my father had lived post his retirement. Most of his contemporaries … Continue reading

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Story 4. Panneer Selvam.

Some stories are true that never happened. -Elie Wiesel Those are aspergils. The Indian versions are these. The Indian version is called Panneer Selvam.  Panneer, not to be confused with Paneer which is cottage cheese, refers to rose water in … Continue reading

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The Salt Of The Earth.

This is Shanmugham, my friend from the park. He is from Tamil Nadu and wears the traditional dress of that state; white dhoti and half sleeve shirt. He speaks the same language as my mother tongue and that is the … Continue reading

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Changing India.

This is a guest post from my brother Arvind who resides at Chennai. “Power will go to rascals, rogues, freebooters. . . . All leaders will be of low caliber & men of straw. . . They’ll have sweet tongues … Continue reading

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India,Britain And Me.

My friend Anil sent me a link to an article in the Evening Standard of London by Sebastian Shakespeare to say how happy he was to read such nice things about India in general and Tamil Nadu in particular. My … Continue reading

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