Thursday, June 15, 2006

gandhi ji

Often in the papers I read references to Gandhi when discussing current affairs in India. "...would Gandhi of supported this? this what Gandhi ji had in mind for an independent country?" 'ji' means sir or maam, sign of respect.

India is changing in some ways rapidly, such as finacially on the other hand the infrastructure is still shabby. Citizens have a ways to go realizing the power they can have as members of a democracy. Of course that is nothing unique to India, it can be said of citizens of other democracies as well.


Blogger Nerissa said...

It never fails to surprise me when a national hero's words are liberally used by the current government to support their actions.

8:24 PM  
Blogger Lisi said...

that's a beautiful shot

9:09 PM  
Blogger slaint said...

yeah looks like a rare pollution free day in mumbai. must be sweltering though!

10:40 AM  
Blogger dissenter said...

yeah I was in town wed. completely surprising that there were such clear blue skies in 'monsoon' season. Hot Yes!

5:05 PM  

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