In contemporary times, religions’ identity is being used as cover for political agenda. Be it the terrorist violence or the sectarian nationalism in various parts of the World, religion is used to mask the underlying politics. While one was talking of separation of religion and politics many decades earlier, the times have been showing the reverse trends, more so in South Asia. Globally one came across the news that American President sent a chador [a ceremonial sheet of cloth] to the annual observation at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer. (April 2015). Later one also read (April 22, 2015) that Sonia Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpeyi, and Narendra Modi has also offered chadors at the shrine. Continue Reading..
A Journey through the Land of Kings- Rajasthan II.
India truly is a country with diversity. The multifarious culture, religions and activities are her bent. The twin cities of Pushkar and Ajmer affirm this statement. Continue Reading..
“Kunaaaal, what the hell man! Life lessons from Leone! Seriously?”
Yeah, it’s really cool when you are able to decipher the goodness in every person no matter what their area of work is.
Writing on this particular topic was tricky as I had to battle a lot of formed ideologies and stark lopsided perspectives. Although, I could not research much on the internet, or rather, the material available on the internet is more of the watching category, matter in ink or content in the written/typed word was sorely missing. Hence, this article. Continue Reading..
Kunal Kamath Sarpal