Author: gokulvarmank

Writer, blogger, bibliophile, numismatist, philatelist, networking engineer, amateur photographer, traveller, tourer, die hard biker, philosophical, individually optimist, societally pessimist, anarchist, monarchist, megalomaniac

Why I want Modi to win in 2019

Like 2014, 2019 General Elections of India is turning out to be a controversial, heated up and passionate clash of cultures. Though not the first, one of the loudest salvos were fired in Lok Sabha on Friday, the 20th of…

The Modi Effect

Since 2014 we in India have been seeing a Modi wave. Elections after elections being won remarkably and at times even miraculously by the Saffron Juggernaut defying expectations and predictions leaving even the most tenacious journalists and pundits striving with…

Memories of my Father

It has been five years since my father passed away. Five years in which life has changed in so many ways. However I still miss him. In fact I miss him even more.   When you lose a person the…

Year End Review

It has been a long time since I wrote. Changes tend to do that to you. Tumultous changes, that completely change your life. Caught in the swirling flux of life that changes drastically all around you one is left with…

Ode To A Mobile Phone

It was almost three years to the day when you entered my life. Today you leave my life. This is a tribute to you, the Nokia Lumia 720 that had been a partner of my life for the past 1000…

Lessons From The Blind

Yesterday was just a regular day with me returning home in a BMTC Volvo bus. It is generally a short commute and I usually spend my time observing people around me. Euphemisms and sniggers can be generated for the previous…

The Gift of Hope

I have often felt myself unlucky for never having experienced relationships. But now I consider myself lucky for that. Rather a clean slate than a slate muddied up. Forgive me, dear reader, if I tend to uncharacteristically dawdle on matters…