In a love filled cocoon. The family that’s a boon. All besides her time and again. Ulveena smiles looking at them. She watched over them always. She’ll watch over them always. Life is but a breathing space. Today’s being leaves no trace. The liberty that she seeks alone. How we wish she has a clone. I hug you from a distance of miles. Dear Ulveena you gave us smiles . Wishing you a smooth move. The heart shall cry till we meet.
International Women's Day celebrated on March 8th world wide. Mentioned here are a few women of Asian origin who have made a mark on the Kenyan scene and continue to inspire many women.
The Asian weekly is a weekly paperzine published in Nairobi, Kenya. Sikiladi has been a contributor to the paperzine with news coverage, thoughtful write ups and poems.
A tribute to the Mahatma! Father of the Indian Nation Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was assasinated by Nathuram Godse on 30th January 1948.
The Hindu Sindhis celebrate Cheti Chand as their New year. Since the partition of India only a fraction of Sindhis remained in Sindh territory which came under Pakistan. Thousands of Sindhi families that were forced to abandon their abode during the partition of the country migrated to India and various other parts of the world. Since there is no state that belongs to this growing community, they are recognized as world citizens and have adapted themselves to respective cultures and continents. The uniting factor is their culture that marks Cheti Chand as their day of identity.
We often complain about rape and abuse in the society but we forget to give a voice to our daughters and sisters. Incest is a major crime going on through ages thanks to the sick mentality that makes some men feel manly enough at committing these crimes. We have failed to inculcate the moral and ethic values in our boys and over instilled the same in our girls. We cannot blame anyone but ourselves for remaining mute, deaf and blind.
Plastic bags are banned in KENYA since September 2017. This is a brave step towards conservation of our planet by reducing the usage of at least one of the pollutants. Although people have mixed opinions ref the ban, they have no option but to observe it. I personally feel the masses must be first educated on the ill-effects of plastic usage and advised on alternatives which were prevalent in the plastic-less days.
Losing a parent is never an easy scenario. The very parent whom one takes for granted at most times leaves behind a gaping vacuum in one's heart . Acceptance! yes of course! one does accept the death of a parent and moves on in life having no other option. Grief! yes that too. Grief plays … Continue reading MEMORIES: A Father’s exit
The money minded health services spare no compassion and put to shame the very profession that should be the pride of any health facility.
Well respected member of the Asian Kenyan Society N.P.Sheth turned 90. These are just a few words in praise of the magnanimous personality who still attends office and refuses to rest. A real inspiration to many.