Sunday, October 28, 2012

Street Museum in Ahmedabad, Part One

Mathematics! Well, I have just one sentence for it. 'I am not good at it'. But like it or not, I grew up with mathematics all my life. If education was pork then, I accepted mathematics just like a tail of a dead pig. Mathematics is one subject which increased my heart beat and reddened my face. Therefore I never enjoyed mathematics. But for now, let us keep this for another post.

Tomorrow ( i.e on 29.10.2012) I have my Mathematics exam. So today, I got up little early to do my revisions. This used to be my trend and tradition.  For the record, I did not even wash my face nor brush my teeth today. I was all bogged down with thousand paged Statistical methods by Dr. S.P Gupta and over 500 paged Business mathematics by Dr. J K Thukral. I did not even know how and when I had my breakfast. 

So, towards evening I went for a walk and I took the normal footpath. I took my camera along because, I remember seeing some paintings by the road side. I have seen those paintings over thousand time now but today I decided to take a deeper look. And I did. I found all the paintings very beautiful and meaningful. It was like being in a museum. For once they made me forget about my tomorrows exam!

I was told that those paintings were done by school kids. Personally I liked all the paintings and I salute those people who have initiated the project. It not only makes the street look beautiful but it also imparts lots of knowledge.  'Save the Planet' and 'save the girl child' were mostly used title in the art. They look very thoughtful messages from the young generation. Look at the arts your self.

By the way those beautiful arts are grossly misused by the passers. I have seen people peeing and spitting on them. While I was busy shooting those pictures  (i.e in a span of just few minutes) I have seen two men peeing on them without even hiding their dangling penises. For once, I wished I had the power to grab them tight and chop if off from the bottom! 

Enjoy the art works. It is in Ahmedabad. And I intend to bring out some more pictures once I am done with my exams.

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3 comments:

  1. The arts are beautiful but it is more like the Indian tradition to pee where they like.
    Best wishes for the paper which you like the least (my presumption) and hope miracle will do its part tomorrow.
    -Leo.

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  2. Beautiful art. But yes i agree with you about those careless people being mindless esp in India. If you didn't see an Indian peeing by the roadside without even minding to hide his personal property or carelessly scratching his blue ballz, i tell you that you should be lucky on that day!!Lol. Arundati Roy explains it beautifully in her The God of Small Things:)
    Cheers buddy.

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  3. Lethro and Sonam sir,

    I think you guys also know a lot on this peeing Indians huuhhh..lol ..... At first I was amazed at their reckless peeing habit...but now i think I am so used to seeing them in their best peeing state.......let them pee like hell but bot on those beautiful arts....

    Anyways cheers guys.....I will bring some more pictures after i am done with my exams....

    Kuenzang (PSN)

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