North South – The Divide and the Bridge

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India is quite a large country …7th largest to be more precise and also boasts of a great variety of demographics (more than 2 billion people). Among other things in India a person can be differentiated by ‘n’ number of identities like language, dialect, religion, race, etc, etc. In fact in India if you meet a stranger after introductions with your name(by which religion most probably is ascertained) the very next question that is posed is where are you from (by which language is ascertained to an extent) and then this is followed by more questions on the identities you hold…

I draw you to the particular question of pinning you down to where you belong/hail from—south/north. I say north and south for although you have small linguistic states such as Bengal, Meghalaya, Manipur, etc but due to the relative minorities, the broad classification would just include the North and South… Although there are no clear lines of division, North is assumed to comprise of all the states above Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh thus meaning all the states where Hindi is widely understood/spoken or the native language is a derivative of Hindi. On the other hand southern states include AP, TN, Kerala and Karnataka–states where languages are different from that of Hindi . This is fine enough… an easy classification for better understanding of our nation….
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Suicides and Law

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Suicides and Law
The dictionary defines suicide as the act of taking one’s own life. However, that definition lacks.. lacks in actually defining it.

I suppose as the act of a suicide proceeds at a time of great mental stress .. a time when a decision is to be made… a decision between one’s own life and death ( murders make this choice on other’s life and that is relatively simple) …. Again I presume that a stage of quiet or better called pseudo-quiet follows… for the decision in the mind has been made… even though the mind has decided, what about the heart?? Actually it’s a mental and an emotional game.. I think when a man performs an act of suicide somewhere in the depths of his heart he wishes his attempt to fail… but his mind wishes him to succeed to perfection… Or maybe it is the other way around… his heart decides and his mind back steps… the struggle is not really dead it exists in the unknown…

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