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Wednesday, 31 August 2011
Hampi & Pattadakal tour
Mood:  happy

A long weekend was approaching from 31st Aug onwards due to Ramzzan and Ganesh Chaturthi falling on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. I took a day off and had 5 days to stay away from office. I had planned for Hampi several times and this time it was just apt to visit this place. Having a long time, I added Pattadakal to the itinerary list.

 

Hampi is located some 375 km north of Bangalore in north Karnataka. The place has been capital of illustrious king Krishna Dev Raya during 16th century. Pattadakal is another 150 km away from Hampi, and has been coronation place of Chalukya dynasty which rose to prominence in 6th century.

 

Being a long tour, I decided to camp at Hospet town which is some 20 km away from Hampi. I had heard about the pathetic state of NH13 between Chitradurga and Hospet, therefore I decided to skip this route and chose Bangalore-Tumkur-Sira-Hiriyur (NH4), Hiriyur-Chalkere-Bellary (SH19), Bellary-Hospet (NH63) route.

 

My father-in-law happened to be in Bangalore and he joined me, my wife and my son in this tour. We left home at 8:30 AM and as expected it took us more than an hour to get out of Bangalore city limits, and we joined NH4 at 9:45 AM. NH4 is a well maintained four lane road and it was smooth drive onwards. Close to 10:30 AM we stopped at Kamath restaurant (some 15 km before Tumkur) for breakfast. I had been to this restaurant during my Jog falls visit and I knew about their good quality breakfast. We had a good breakfast here and around 11:30 AM we started the journey again. Hiriyur was some 80 km away and we managed to cover the distance in a little more than an hour. It was close to 12:45 PM when we reached Hiriyur. Here we left NH4 and joined a left side service road indicating turn towards Bellari. The service road then takes a right turn under the flyover and joins SH19.

 

SH19 is a two lane good road with very less traffic. However be careful of uninformed speed humps at entry of every village along the way. Also the route is void of good restaurants or facilities. Since we had a good breakfast, we decided to defer the lunch and planned to have it in Bellary. Drive on this road is comfortable and we managed to reach close to Bellary at 3:30 PM which included a small tea break on-route. Some 10km before Bellary, we saw Bellary bypass road to Hospet and we took this bypass road. This is some 10-15km road which bypasses Bellary city and joins NH63 (One can spot this turn 2km after Oblapuram railway station).

 

On this stretch, we first stopped for a small break and then we stopped again when we saw a vegetarian dhaba named Mahadev Family Dhaba which claimed to serve good north Indian food. The place, void of any facilities, served good north Indian food. It was being 5:00PM when we finished our delayed lunch and drove towards Hospet on NH63. The Bellary-Hospet road is in good shape partly but is broken at some places. It was close to 6:15 PM when we entered Hospet city.

 

We checked in to Hotel Malligi(08394-228101). It is a nice hotel having wide verity of rooms. We booked a double non-AC room for Rs 650 per night. The rooms are decent and are occupied with all necessary facilities. The hotel has an attached restaurant as well which serves a verity of food. 

 

 

 


Posted by mljangir at 8:30 AM EDT
Updated: Sunday, 27 November 2011 6:45 AM EST
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Friday, 10 September 2010
Jog falls tour
Mood:  happy
10 September 2010 (Friday) being a holiday in my office, a 3 days long weekend arrived. I had been thinking for Jog waterfall from very long time and being mansoon season I planned to visit it.

Jog waterfall is longest in India situated some 390km away from Bangalore. I chose route via Tumkur(NH4-84km), Shimoga(NH206-290km) and Sagar(NH206-360km).
We started at 8:00AM and it took almost 1.5 hours to get out of Bangalore city limits. Just after entering NH4, we stopped and searched for some restaurant for breakfast but didn’t find a good one. We purchased some snacks items and drove again. Bangalore-Nelamangla flyover is now thrown open to public, and it now takes jiffies to fly across Nelamangla slow moving traffic.  

Somewhere 10km before Tumkur we saw Kamath Veg Upachar restaurant. We stopped here and took breakfast. The restaurant served good rava dosa to quench our morning hunger. Then started journey again and it was 11:00AM when we reached Tumkur.


From Tumkur we’ve to take turn towards NH206. Although there are some small signboards available, I missed the turn (hoping it would be a wider/bigger turn). Eventually we entered Tumkur city limits and joined NH206 a couple of minutes later.
Around 1:00PM we reached to Tiptur. We entered city limits to find a good restaurant. After some time we came across hotel Pie. We enjoyed south Indian thali here. It was being 2:00PM by the time we finished lunch and started journey again. Near Arisikere town, we passed by a big lake. We stopped there and took some photographs. We reached at Shimoga around 4:40PM. We stopped on a tea-stall and had a tea break there. Around 5:00PM we started journey again to Sagar. Shimoga to Sagar section is pleasant one with good road, nice greenery and deep forests around it. We reached to Sagar at 7:00PM and check-in to Hotel Varadashree.

Hotel Varadashree (Tel:08183-228899) has good rooms. We took a non-AC double room (Rs 400). Rooms are neat; and are occupied with necessary facilities like TV, Hot water, Sofa etc. The hotel has an attached vegetarian restaurant as well. Restaurant food is decent although the staff is a bit “don’t care” of attitude. There is a lake behind the hotel. One can get good view from restaurant balcony.

We spent Friday night in the hotel and next day morning after having breakfast started to Jog falls somewhere around 9:00AM. Jog falls is 30km away from Sagar. After passing through some small villages, we reach Jog falls within an hour. There is ample parking space near the waterfall view point.

River Sharavati here takes a steep fall of 293m creating Jog falls. The fall is composed of 4 cascades. The view is spectacular and waterfall depth is exciting. The water discharge from Linganamakki dam was just ok. I think the falls would be more exciting when Linganamakki dam is brimful. The visibility was being on/off intermittently. Sometimes the waterfall was clearly visible and sometimes it was all covered in water smoke coming up from the bottom of the waterfall. It was good crowd around including some monkeys too. We took many photographs and spent close to one hour there, and then we returned back to Sagar.
From Sagar we drove towards Ikkeri which has a Shiva temple called Aghoreshavar temple. Ikkeri is 3km from Sagar, and was once capital of Keladi Nayakas. We reached there in just 5 minutes. The Aghoreshavar temple is an old and beautiful temple build by Keladi Nayakas. The temple is situated on banks of a beautiful water body. The temple design looks similar to Hoyshalewar temple in Halebidu, of course not as exquisitely carved. The temple has a big Nandi statue in front of main façade. The temple is built on a raised platform and spire (shikhar) is visible from far outside. The temple interior is beautifully carved at pillars, walls, windows and ceiling. There is one smaller temple just beside the main temple.
After spending close to one hour we drove back to Sagar. After reaching Sagar we drove towards Keladi which too has Shiva temples. Keladi is located 8km from Sagar. Keladi has Rameshwara temple, Virabhadra temple and one museum however we visited only Rameshwara temple as my son fell asleep and we didn’t want to disturb him much. The Rameshwara temple façade is a little different from contemporary temples. The façade has raised podiums on either side having wooden pillars to support the façade roof. Between the podiums the temple entrance gate lies. The main temple is behind the façade. There is a long stone pillar in front of main temple. The temple walls and ceiling are beautifully carved. I observed one carving on the ceiling of the temple which seems to have inspired KSRTC logo.
After spending some 45minutes there we drove back to Sagar and reached to hotel. It was being 2:00PM by the time we reached to hotel. We had lunch at the hotel restaurant. Then we planned to have night stay at Shimoga and booked a room in Hotel Ashoka Delux, and soon after proceeded to checkout. The hotel receptionist advised us to visit Shri Dhara asharm which is 8km from Sagar, so we planned to visit the ashram before going to Shimoga. We checked out and drove towards the asharm. Shri Dhara asharm is situated on a hill in a wide open area. We climbed up the stairs to reach a temple. The ashram as such is not a great place although hilltop view is good.

It was being 4:00PM when we started back to Shimoga. By 6:15PM we reached to Shimoga and checked-in to hotel Ashoka delux (Tel:08182-220225). The hotel has nice hygienic rooms (Rs 475, non-AC double room). We spent Saturday night in Shimoga and checked-out on Sunday morning. We had breakfast in a nearby restaurant and around 8:45AM started journey to Bangalore. Around 1:00PM we reached to Tumkur where we took lunch on Bengera restaurant on NH4. The restaurant served good food and has good open space. We reached back to Bangalore at 3:45PM with sweet memories and with enough time to have rest.

Posted by mljangir at 12:01 AM EDT
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Saturday, 3 October 2009
Hoggenakkal tour
Mood:  happy

It was early Oct and Gandhi Jayanti happened to fall on Friday. I had 3 days holiday and I planned to go on a long outing. However, not able to zero in to a long outing I settled for one day outing to Hoggenakkal.


Hoggenakkal is located 170km away from Bangalore in Tamilnadu state. The word Hoggenakkal literally means “smoking rocks”. It gets the name because of the water falls producing a smoky effect in rocks. The most convenient way to drive to Hoggenakkal is via Hosur, Krishnagiri, and Dharmapuri on NH7. From Dharmapuri, take right turn which directly takes to Hoggenakkal.


I had already been there a couple of years before and I liked it very much. I didn’t mind revisiting it and taking my wife who was going to Hoggenakkal for the first time.


My one friend Uday Trivedi joined us and we started our journey early at 7:00 AM. Although we planned to leave even earlier, it didn’t happen. We drove towards Hosur road; and under-construction roads and slow moving traffic was ready to welcome us even at 7:30 AM. Drive until Hosur was no different than driving in Bangalore city traffic. However after Hosur the road was quite good as we drove towards Krishnagiri. After Krishnagiri the road was even better and it’s pretty easy to zoom to 120km/hr. The highway is very well maintained and flyovers are constructed wherever it meets village crowd.


On the way to Dharmapuri we stopped at a fuel station which also possesses tea shops. We had tea and breakfast on the fuel station. The fuel station was indeed very wide and open, and gusty wind was blowing our hairs out. We spent some 20 minutes here and then drove towards Dharmapuri. As we entered to Dharmapuri, we could see direction boards to Hoggenakkal; and the right turn is right below the first flyover.


Hoggenakkal which is some 45km away from Dharmapuri has enough wide road for two buses to cross easily. Although patchy at some places, it was overall good road. The road is well shadowed by tamarind tress from both sides. A small stretch on this road is ghat section. We stopped at one wider place in the ghat section to take some photographs of beautiful hill view.


Around noon we reached to Hoggenakkal. Since my wife has packed food from home, we decided to take lunch on boat J


However we had a tough problem to solve before we start our water ride; negotiating with boat owners. Those people give various options like showing one or two waterfalls, boating duration of one or two hours, bathing near water fall (of course not the main giant water fall), and quote price as much as Rs 1600. With my broken Kannada, we managed to settle to Rs 900 (which my friends later told me was too high L)


The boat is round basket shaped called coracle. It is big enough to accommodate 6 persons.


Next comes an interesting part. The coracle has to be carried to water journey starting point which is some 3 km away. For this, the boat owner hired a middle-size luggage carrier tempo and toppled the boat over the tempo which served as the roof for it. While I and my wife took front seats near driver, my friend Uday chose to go behind. He must be happy sitting alone in 8x10 sqft space. However his happiness soon vanished when the driver filled many local women to drop them on the way, and Uday’s space virtually shrunk to 2x2 sqft J


The tempo journey lasted for some 15-20 minutes and we were ready to board coracle in full flowing Kaveri water.


It was around 2:00 PM when we started coracle ride and first thing we decided to do was lunch. The boatman anchored the boat near a tree which was standing tall inside the river near a shore. My wife unpacked the food and turned the boat into dining tableJ. Believe me, having a lunch on top of Kaveri surface with sparkling water around is something priceless.


Then boatman sailed towards the mighty Hoggenakkal falls. Occasionally where water flow is favorable, the boatman spun the coracle at a very fast speed without boat moving further. He spun it like a whirl and it is an unforgettable experience. Unfortunately we can not shoot boat spinning from our boat itself. If you are lucky to have some friends around in other boats, you must shoot it from other boat.


After we reached near Hoggenakkal fall, the boatman anchored the coracle near some rocks. The water surface here has many small protruding rocks and one has to go near the water fall by rock made natural steps. Water fall view is breathtaking as you see the waterfall from top falling it down, unlike to other places where we go to bottom of water fall and see it falling from above. It falls in the wide space between rocks so powerfully that some of water comes up in form of smoke. We took many photographs and spent some 30 minutes there. The waterfall is on the boarder of Karnataka and Tamilnadu state. This view is from Karnataka land and therefore called Karnataka fall. Later you will be shown same water fall from different angle & view, and is called Tamilnadu waterfall J but it’s worth watching from both angles.


Then boatman started sailing again. Hardly 10 minutes later, it started drizzling. Although it was only adding to our fun, we were a little worried if it starts raining heavily. And sitting in a boat with huge water around, it would probably be ridiculous to demand for an umbrella J


Luckily it only drizzled for some time and didn’t drench us much. We moved further where the boatman took us to show the Tamilnadu fall. Here you can find some vendors selling eatable items. If you are fond of fish, you can have a good treat here. We could also see some boys jumping from rocks in Kaveri water for Rs 20. I realized here that cost of living is increasing because when I came here last time, those boys were jumping for Rs 5 J


After taking photographs as much as we could, we stared final stretch of boat journey. The boatman dropped us to the same place from where we hired the tempo.

It was being around 3:30PM and after roaming for sometime in the town we drove back towards Dharmapuri. We were feeling a little exhausted and were in need of refreshment. On the way to Dharmapuri, we spotted a bore-well hand-pump. We stopped there, washed faces and sat down below one tamarind tree. This 15 minute break really worked like an energizer for all of us.


We stopped in Dharmapuri for Uday’s wife to join us as she was traveling back from Salem to Bangalore. She joined us in Dharmapuri and we drove back to Bangalore. We took last break in Hosur to take dinner and by 10:00 PM we were back at home with sweet memories.


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Monday, 14 September 2009
Shivasamudram tour
Mood:  happy
14 Sep 2009. It was a swine flu holiday for me!! Since I just returned from a business international travel, I was not supposed to turn up to office for swine flu protection. So I decided to visit Shivasamudram located around 130km from Bangalore.

I started at 9:00 AM (one must start early if wants to avoid Bangalore city traffic). To avoid heavy traffic, I took outer ring road and NICE corridor to reach Mysore road. Unfortunately some part of outer ring road was closed and we had to take turns inside streets to join the outer ring road again after wasting half an hour. The sad story of Bangalore roads did not end here, and some part of NICE corridor was also closed and I had to join it again from Bannerghatta road. By the time we reached Mysore road, it was already 11:00 AM.

The Bangalore-Maddur stretch along SH17 is a smooth drive and we reached to Maddur in a little more than an hour. We stopped here for lunch break in a roadside restaurant “Maddur Tiffin”.  We started journey again at 1:00 PM. After some distance from Maddur on SH17, we took left turn towards Malavalli. The road between Maddur and Malavalli is an old worn out yet manageable road. After Malavalli, the road is in very good condition thanks to BSY, CM Karnataka (If you have read posts about pathetic condition of this road, that’s an old status).

After some 20 kilometers drive past Malavalli, we took left turn towards Shivasamudram (Bluff) hydro electric station where Kaveri falls as Gaganachukki waterfall. An ample amount of water discharge from KRS dam made Gaganachukki more roaring and vigorous. The milky white fall and greenery around the waterfall makes the view scenic. Being weekday, there was not much crowd. We enjoyed Gaganachukki waterfall view for some half an hour and then took a tea break in nearby restaurant to start journey again towards Barachukki which is 13 kilometers away from Gaganachukki.

We joined main road and drove towards Barachukki. After some 5 km, we took left turn towards Barachukki. After crossing a village, we reached to Barachukki. The Barachukki is equally vigorous and beautiful to Gaganachukki and is wider than Gaganachukki. We took photographs, enjoyed cold-drinks and waterfall view.

It was being 4:30 PM and I was wondering if I can make to Talakadu although I read a lot of posts about the bad condition of the road to Talakadu.

While returning from Barachukki towards Malavalli, I saw a turn to Talakadu. However the road was completely broken, so I skipped this turn. After driving some 20 km towards Malavalli, I saw another turn to Talakadu which has good road. Since Talakadu was only 20 km away and it was being 5:00 PM, I decided to take the turn.

Little did I know that the good road is only a trap that ended only after some 3-4 kilometers. Further road was completely screwed up and it’s not possible to drive even above 10kmph. At 2-3 points I asked to local people if road condition is same up to Talakadu, and everybody told about a good road ahead which never came!! After driving for another 5 km, I gave up and decided to return. We drove back to main road but only after wasting one and half hour. Tired and disappointed, we drove back towards Malavalli. We were welcomed by heavy rains in Malavalli and we had to drive very slowly on the dark roads to reach Maddur.

Rain god continued for most part of remaining drive, but thanks to good road condition we managed to reach back to home by 10:30 PM.

With a mixed experience, the travel to Shivasamudram was a memorable one. It’s definitely a good weekend destination for Bangaloreans but make sure to visit only in monsoon season; else you might be disappointed if there is meager discharge from KRS dam.

And if you want to visit Talakadu, wait until November (2009) as the road construction has been sectioned and hopefully will be completed by then; else make sure you have lot of time and lot of patience to drive on such horrible roads.


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Updated: Wednesday, 30 September 2009 9:58 AM EDT
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Saturday, 28 March 2009
Belur & Halebidu
Mood:  happy
After spending Friday at Shravan-Belagola and night at Belur hotel, we woke up to a pleasant morning in Belur. We had breakfast in our hotel restaurant and by 8:45 AM, we were ready to start our day. The ChannaKeshav temple is at a walking distance from Vishnu Regency, our hotel, and therefore we decided to walk up to the temple.

In the temple premises nothing is allowed except camera. Therefore we deposited all items at a nearby clock-room providing service free of cost.

Since the first aarti is performed in the temple at 9:00 AM, we proceeded straight to the sanctum-sanctorum. If visiting Belur, one must not miss it. It is performed with ethnic music, mantras and other religious activities.

After watching aarti and worshiping ChannaKeshav, we came out in the temple courtyard and hired a tour guide. The guide took us all around the temple telling legends, explaining the architecture and glorifying the Indian heritage. The tour with the guide was so involving that an hour passed pretty fast.

The ChannaKeshav temple is built on a raised platform in star shape. The temple is carved all around its periphery. The beautiful figurines can be seen every one meter all around, showing different moods and characters of human life. Episodes from Ramayana and Mahabharat can also be seen.

The 40 feet tall monolithic stone tower is worth mentioning which is an excellent example of ancient Engineering Mechanics. The tower is standing tall without any meson support at base. It is balanced only by center of gravity principle.

There are a few temples around the main temple in the same courtyard including SaumyaNayaki and RangNayaki temples.

We spent around two hours in the temple and then returned to hotel. We took rest for half an hour in the hotel and then checked-out to continue our journey towards Halebidu which is 16 km from Belur.

The road between Belur and Halebidu is a single and curvy road, therefore speed beyond 60-70 km/h is not recommended. Driving on this stretch is pleasing. Trees with red, violet and yellow colored flowers can be seen all along the way.

We reached at Halebidu in less than half an hour. It was being noon by this time and day was becoming hot. I preferred to have a cap to protect from sun-stroke.

The Hoyasaleshwara temple is surrounded by a big garden which makes it a good picnic spot as well. The temple is dedicated to lord Shiva and is as beautiful as the ChannaKeshav temple, with extensive carving all around the temple. The inside of temple too has many carved pillars. Again we hired a guide here to help us in knowing the temple better for a fee of Rs.150. He spoke Hindi in south Indian ascent but nonetheless he served the purpose fully.

The temple actually houses two temples, Hoysaleshawara and Shantleshwara, built for king and queen respectively. Each temple has a dance podium in front of sanctum-sanctorum; a unique feature to Hoysala architecture. In front of each temple, a big Nandi statue is present.

Just outside the temple premises lies a big lake to enjoy boating. Small shops selling stone/metal statues can be seen around. Be sure to bargain in case you plan to buy something.

After spending two hours in Halebidu, we decided to return to Bangalore. It was lunch time and we did not find any good restaurant in Halebidu and therefore we decided to have lunch in Hassan.

Hassan can be reached from Halebidu by yet another narrow road which is broken at places. Driving beyond 50 km/h is not recommended here. Although, Hassan is only 30 km away from Halebidu, it took us more time to reach.

We preferred to bypass Hassan city and drove towards Bangalore highway. A couple of km further, we spotted Vidhata restaurant at right side on the highway. The restaurant served various items but we chose tandoori rotis, fried dal and a curry. The hot tandoori rotis and fried dal were superb. This was the best food we had during the journey. We enjoyed the food, took a cup of tea and drove back to Bangalore which was still 175 km away.

We reached Kunigal at 5:00 PM and spotted one sugar-cane ras dhaba. We enjoyed chilled ras and started journey again. By 7:30 PM we were at home with sweet memories of Sharvan-Belagola, Belur and Halebidu.

All places were awesome and I just loved them.



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Friday, 27 March 2009
Sharavn Belagola
Mood:  happy
It was Ugadi on Friday and we had long weekend to enjoy. This time, we chose to cover Shravan-Belagola, Belur and Halebidu. My two cousins and their family too joined us this time.

We had breakfast at home and left home some time before noon. From Bangalore, we drove towards Tumkur(NH4) and after some 30 km, took a left turn at Nelamangla(NH48). We reached Kunigal at 1:00 PM and had lunch in an authentic south Indian style restaurant called Pramila Restaurant. While everybody tried to give the food a north Indian tinge by ordering poori and sagu, I stayed with rava idali. The food was good and pretty cheap. We five people managed to eat in Rs. 111 only.

After spending one hour at Kunigal, we drove towards Shravan-Belagola. We took left turn at Hirisave to reach Sharavn-Belagola. It was 3:30 PM when we reached there. Although the day was hot throughout the afternoon, weather turned a bit cloudy and cooler before we reached Shravan-Belagola. We enjoyed refreshing coconut water and started climbing rock cut steps on Vindyagiri Hill. Since footwear is not allowed on the hill, one has to climb steps bare foot although socks are allowed. Climbing 600 odd steps is not too tiring as one can keep enjoying beautiful views of the town, Chandragiri Hill, a pond and a couple of lakes. On top of Vindyagiri Hill lies the giant monolithic naked statue of Gomteshwara. The 58 ft high statue is beautifully carved and is very attracting. This giant statue makes this place very sacred for Jains who flock here in millions every 12 years during Mahamastkabhishek. The statue on hill can actually be spotted miles away from the town. We spent more than an hour at Vindyagiri hill and then came down to climb up another hill, the Chandragiri Hill. This hill is located opposite to Vindyagiri Hill and has small temples and monuments as old as 350BC. It is said that Changragupta Maurya spent his last days on this hill after handing-over the kingdom to his son.

This hill is shorter than Vindyagiri Hill and one has to climb up some 250 steps to reach atop. Many big boulders can be seen all around the hill. The place is calm and peaceful with lot of greeneries around and is worth spending some time. Also, spectacular views of Vindyagiri Hill and Gomteshawara statue can be seen from here.

After spending less then an hour at Chandragiri Hill we came down. All of us were tired by now and we had a tea break at a small café downhill.

It was being 6:00 PM by now and we drove towards Belur which is some 80 km away from Sharavan-Belagola. We reached Hassan in an hour. It started being dark by now. After wasting some 15-20 minutes in Hassan asking directions, we finally managed to get SH57 that connects Hassan and Belur. The highway is well maintained and within an hour we were in Belur.

We checked-in at Vishnu Regency. The hotel rooms are neat, spacious and comfortable. The hotel has a restaurant as well but it was closed on Ugadi so we ventured in the town to find another restaurant. Although there are a couple of good restaurants in the town, most of them were closed on Ugadi. Finally, we found one Mayura boarding & lodging place nearby. The restaurant is actually a restaurant cum bar and we found people drinking and even smoking, while the restaurant is clearly a non-smoking zone. The food was just ok and can only be used to quench hunger. We reached back to our hotel and slept comfortably to start next day afresh.



Posted by mljangir at 11:20 AM EDT
Updated: Thursday, 1 October 2009 9:57 AM EDT
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Wednesday, 25 February 2009

I say...

 

The constitution of India gives right of equality to Indian citizens. Any Indian citizen has right to contest elections. However, this right opens door to many opportunistic people to enter the Indian politics.

 

As a concerned citizen I have decided to vote only after considering some criterion

  • I say NO to contestants with criminal background.
  • I say NO to film celebrities.
    • Reason - They are so much fascinated with their glamour world that they can never afford to spend their time for their constituencies. The glamour world is their first and last priority.
  • I say NO to contestants who hopped parties in past for their selfish motives.
  • I say YES to educated contestants.
  • I say NO to small political parties which were made by a few selfish politicians for serving their own ambitions.

Let’s wake up and make the parliament more useful.


Posted by mljangir at 11:59 AM EST
Updated: Wednesday, 25 February 2009 12:11 PM EST
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I’ll not let my vote go waste

Dear Friends

General elections are approaching. Let's get ready for the supreme power given to us by constitution. Register yourself in voter list, get EPIC and proudly say "I'll not let my vote go waste"


Posted by mljangir at 11:32 AM EST
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