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Preserving a Tourist Destination

Preserving a Tourist Destination

🕔15:03, 3.Dec 2011

By Bobo Khuraijam With all its wit and might the babus and the bheiyas were gearing up to celebrate. Having little to lose and yet nothing to gain, fishermen who have dwelled on the phumdis of Loktak lake aired their

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Wronged Battle

Wronged Battle

🕔15:02, 19.Nov 2011

By Bobo Khuraijam Pretentiously enough, Leipung purportedly went into a hiding. We wanted to fashion an identity which would stand out from the crowd. The hangmen on the highway tightening the noose around everyone’s neck helped us fathom an imagination.

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Among the Disney characters

Among the Disney characters

🕔18:50, 4.Jun 2011

By Bobo Meitei We were not stopped nor the notion of frisking us hadn’t crossed their minds, instead the armed commandos directed the way till the door of the legislature. The influential man with me didn’t consider it necessary; he

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To the core

To the core

🕔10:09, 7.May 2011

“Don’t come to university campus in shorts again!” the bamboo can- wielding security guard standing next to a bunch of stern IRB personnel shouted. I couldn’t help laughing, but at the same time I also wanted to know the reason

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The best college and its pool

The best college and its pool

🕔21:34, 4.May 2011

From the bicycle rickshaw I could see the Victorian building of the country’s best college. They said it had been rated as the best in several discipline for several years. I didn’t go to a good college, nor did I

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Respecting a people’s dignity

Respecting a people’s dignity

🕔21:00, 27.Apr 2011

By Nameirakpam Bobo Meitei What hope does a state give to its people? The hope that their state is altogether a different establishment in which every individual can claim his or her rights, and if this state turns out to

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The beasts

The beasts

🕔20:59, 25.Apr 2011

A poem by Bobo Meitei on the unchanging nature of people, and how degraded we all have become, though we all say we living in a modern world. The beasts Trenches have been dug, Deeper trenches have been dug. More

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Their best

Their best

🕔14:30, 19.Apr 2011

The working men in the opposite buildings return home honking ,though it is almost midnight, and soon they have gone up to their places the burglar alarms break out shattering the just-arrived silence of night. The roaming cattle have rubbed

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The crows

The crows

🕔07:56, 29.Mar 2011

This is the story of myself and people of my kind. My name is Roypuri Ranjit Singh from Joypur another name is “The land of jewels.” My father, the most educated man in our town, calls himself Joypur Dorjut Singh,

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People and dramas

People and dramas

🕔22:28, 20.Feb 2011

By: Bobo Meitei I left the old world behind with the hope that in another world, deeply influenced by the old, I would be able to discover something. It was six years ago and back then I had no plan,

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