March 15, 2011

statues, values

when i posted in blog that Hyderabad was Jallianwala Bagh on March 10, some friends objected to it. they demanded an 'yes' or 'no' answer, whether or not i oppose felling of statues. certainly, it pained me but we should lament more for felling of those great values enunciated by them. The dead never wanted their statues to be set up. they, perhaps, would have liked had we respected and followed the legacies they left behind. we chose an easier way -- set up statues and rever them.

మాటలో ఏముంది? ఉన్నదంతా విరుపులోనే!

పదాలలో పరుషపదాలు వేరు కావు. అవి ఎప్పుడు, ఎలా, ఎందుకు వాడతామో పరుషమా కాదా అన్నది తేలుతుంది.  కాలేజీరోజుల్లో, మా సుబ్బారావుని ఓసారి, "...