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History & Culture Positive Thought Series

Devadasis, Servant of Gods!

By on October 23, 2018

While “Metoo” campaign by the Indian film industry starlets is going strong, we often forget more terrible exploitation of women in India. In fact these lesser mortals have no say whatsoever. I am referring to Devadasis or Jogini in other words girls wedded to God.

There are over 90000 such…


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History & Culture Humour

How Toilets were introduced into Indian Railway Trains!

By on October 14, 2017

One Mr Okhil Chandra Sen was travelling by train in 1909 in Bihar and near a Railway station called Ahmedpur had upset stomach and wanted to relieve himself. There were no toilets in Indian trains then. So when the train halted at Ahmedpur railway station, he got down from…


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History & Culture Photography

Baba Sadhu Sikh, Punjab, India. A Historical Perspective!

By on October 6, 2017

In the 16th Century, a holy Saint called Baba Sadhu Sikh meditated on the banks of Lower Bari Doab Canal (LBDC) in Amritsar District Punjab, India and used to collect milk and send it to Lahore (now in Pakistan) where fifth Sikh Guru Arjun Dev was imprisoned and being…


Hello this is  Gurcharan Aulakh.
(Retired Major General from Indian Army). I was commissioned in Corps of Signals in 1971 and retired in May 2009.