The Melodrama Of Guru’gram’ Or ‘Kilo’…! [PART-5]

The hullabaloo of this conversion of ‘gaon’ to ‘gram’ oh yeh ‘gram’ was such a blow on the face of those beautiful white people who seems to know nothing about India or the slogan is in toddlers steps for them ‘Mera Bharat Mahan’ now how do they know Dronacharya’s place? Now who was it? In which IT sector he is working as for us we live in Oakwood, Wellington, Carlton, Belaire, Magnolia, etc, now who recalls the ugly shanty housing societies or households of Rajendra Nagar, or as close to the New Rajendra Nagar, similarly the Patparganj and Trilokpuri in East Delhi but the people of the millennium found themselves very close to these model towns as if they considered to dwell in Seattle or Chicago and how to miss Las Vegas as well, here was a town to match New York and London… and this suddenly everything goes on fine until we see the undercover of every bit then the suffix of ‘gaon’ or ‘gram’ takes away the whole cosmopolitan essence or the malleable ‘gaon’ with its cosmopolitan rendition that at all doesn’t conjure up a stinky Indian village but gives out heaviest village, Manhattan village vibes which was termed into hideous unrecoverable gram…. the irony there’s Greenwich Village in NYC and here we have Gurugram in our own NCR, may be proud rooted people of Gurugram, Gurugaon need to develop a gram culture apart from visiting malls and believing microbreweries are really art galleries minus the are the posh restaurants who serve poor old or age old samosa’s in a very different ways all that in Gurgaon is upmarket very upmarket…



Bengaluru is a ghost town today as is Mumbai no one listened then about the utter economic and cultural destruction that would fall on these two real living cities which were very much historic and organic at some point of time… more so ever Guru Dronacharya was also alleged for favouritism and social prejudice it’s not about a person but the ethics and the morals which we derive from them as depicted in Mahabharata and Ramayana Gurugram in itself correlates itself to its own rich cultural historical heritage. Its needless a controversy or no point in adding value judgments about a particular name of any place without inviting anguish or turbulence the country has bigger embittered fights and battles to be fought off and yes even in Gurugram , many underlying battles camouflaged behind the glass doors and neon lights needed to be fought and sought after, the dingy localities the heart wrenching scenarios behind those sophisticated malls the unthinkable problem of oxygen, fresh water, the traffic jams, etc and of course those bunch of pseudo Indians think of getting in to something more physical rather than getting chained yourself to the chair best buddy being the PC or laptop have to think beyond this…

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