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The society filled with plenteous odd as well as obsolete dogmas blames girls as unnecessary stuffs for they are incapable to bring emancipation for his father. Only sons, what the religion states, can do that easily. But for the protagonist his girl-child is not less than a gift to him…
If one travels like Juggernaut from one culture to an another, again and again, the chances of being treated as an outsider is always there but as long as it wont affect making a living it is OK.
Travelling back to college campus for start of a new semester is not fun; not if one was attending a college in India, at least not when Juggernaut was attending four decades ago. One has to reckon with bad cafeteria food, poor living quarters and terrible bathrooms in the hostel.…
Juggernaut was waiting for his turn to face the professors as part of evaluation of thesis he submitted as part of his graduate studies. It was ironic, the examiner, a distinguished professor in the field was the teacher of Juggernaut’s professor in the past. As he waited, he felt light…
Juggernaut got inspiration from reading railway guides. Just looking up town names in like Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road Junction, Itarsi, Varanasi, Nagpur, Jaipur etc., made him excited about travels and living among different cultures. Thats how he ended up in Bhubaneswar as a graduate student just to experience totally opposite to…