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Jul 2015 - Jan 2016



Final Call for Education

Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi

Associate Professor, Deptt. Of  English at Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College (Calcutta University), Kolkata


“To start education
Make B for Babasaheb.
 He was far more beautiful than Lord Ganesh.”
                    (from Namdeo Dhasal , “Ambedkar:1980”)


Bows, arrows and lances
All will be futile
To see a rainbow in a distant horizon.
Without education
Even bomb may blast like a cracker
In timely armed self.

Come, be ready with your gun of the day .

Gun fires no bullet
All  bullets are stored in a school library.
Demands will  be sharp. Resistance pointed.
Timely education
May be the rose  you may pluck
In the garden of teachers.

No fight, only self development.
Education is that dress
To cover the naked bones
And a tiny lanky brownish heap of flesh
Struggling  to stand straight in confidence.