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Anand Neelakantan

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I was born in a quaint little village called Thripoonithura, on the outskirts of Cochin, Kerala. Located east of mainland Ernakulam, across Vembanad Lake, this village had the distinction of being the seat of the Cochin royal family. However, it was more famous for its hundred odd temples; the various classical artists it produced and its music school. I remember many an evening listening to the faint rhythm of Chendas from the temples and the notes of the flute escaping over the rugged walls of the school of music. Gulf money and the rapidly expanding city of Cochin have, however, wiped away all remaining vestiges of that old world charm. The village has evolved into the usual, unremarkable, suburban hell hole, clones of which dot India. G ...more

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Anand Neelakantan It was definitely due to gradual evolution of my thought process. If Kushboo or Amitab Bachan can have temples, is it not possible that some of our…moreIt was definitely due to gradual evolution of my thought process. If Kushboo or Amitab Bachan can have temples, is it not possible that some of our earlier era heroes become gods over time(less)
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Is Deepavali more than just a festival of lights? Generally, Diwali in the Northern parts of the country is celebrated to commemorate the triumphant arrival of Sri Rama in Ayodhya after vanquishing Ravana. In the south, Deepavali is associated with the killing of Narakasura by Sathyabhama and Krishna. In both cases, it shows the triumph of good over evil, or so we have been taught. Different cu... Read more of this blog post »
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“The rich did not care who ruled, as long as they were allowed to be rich. The poor could not afford to care and nobody asked their opinion in any case. Only the middle class mattered and any half-witted ruler knows how to pamper them.”
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Arjun Rawat Dear Book-lover & author,

I viewed your profile and noticed you a good book-reader and penned various books. I am too a writer and recently penned a new fiction named MUGGER. It is focused on corruption, criminalization of politics and various others problems pertaining to society. Its Hindi version too awarded by NHRC for safeguarding human rights. I would appreciate if you read my fiction and apprise me about its deficiencies so that I can make further improvement in my writing. MUGGER is available on paper-back in :- Flipkart, Infibeam, Crossword, uRead, Power-publishers etc. MUGGER will soon be available on e-book through orders.india@partridgepublishing.com.
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