Tag Archive | Bhopal

Memories of Ragging

Ragging and its consequences are in the news again after the death of a 19 yr old medical student recently. Debates and discussions are going on the issue of prevention of ragging and enforcement of laws. My post, however, is not on that topic. My post is on the fond memories of ragging I have from my B.E. days and the effect it had on us.

On the first night in hostel, we had the huge task of memorizing all our hostel seniors’ names and hometowns and our introduction in Hindi. Thank god I had pretty good memorizing power and I was in Electrical Engineering branch which was easily translated into “Vidyut Abhiyantriki”. We pitied the girls of CSE or Electronics.I also chose Philately as my hobby to avoid any further questions and it was one of the cleverest decisions of my life 😀 [ You can check out samples of my stamp collection here] Only one 4th yr senior was smart enough to think of a question to ask me regarding Philately. She asked me what was the image on Rs 1 stamp and I answered correctly. She let me go 🙂

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25 Random Things and Best Post

Eye-in-sty-in tagged me to do the infamous 25 Random Things tag which  everyone seems to be doing on Facebook. [Here is a funny video on that] Apparently someone brought that tag in blogosphere.

So here goes….

1. I have very low tolerance for any sort of chilli in food.But I don’t like bland food either.

2. I am very possessive about my stuff and I don’t like borrowers except my loved ones.

3. Few months back I bought Chandamama Collector’s Edition. This collection features some of the most memorable stories in the last 60 years. Yup! I like Chandamama even now. 🙂

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