A Friend’s love Story and it’s Side effects: The Story Of My Best Friend Aman!

​”Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they absorb everything you say and actually want to hear more. You share hopes for the future, dreams that will never come true, goals that were never achieved and the many disappointments life has thrown at you. The things that seem insignificant to most people such as a note, song or walk become invaluable treasures kept safe in your heart to cherish forever. Memories of your childhood come back and are so clear and vivid it’s like being young again. Colors seem brighter and more brilliant. Laughter seems part of daily life where before it was infrequent or didn’t exist at all. Simple things bring them to mind like a pale blue sky, gentle wind or even a storm cloud on the horizon. You open your heart knowing that there’s a chance it may be broken one day and in opening your heart, you experience a love and joy that you never dreamed possible. “

― Bob Marley [Find this and more such quotes here.]

For one of my school friends, the quote has never been truer. Aman Kumar Singh. No other friend (or probably no one knows him better than I do. As I thought so at least.) I remember the day. A December morning it was, he called myself and another friend, Akash, and ordered each of us to meet him at Jubilee park (A famous park, holiday spot in our city of Jamshedpur) at 9 am. Akash and I reached the spot on time. Neither of us have been too interested in the happenings of the world. Akash and I’ve almost lost all materialistic desires except we both have monetary interests, that too, just enough to keep us happy, and a lot more stuff, but we don’t have desires. Okay, sorry. Aman is a dear friend to both of us, and while we never are too excited to meet people in parks, we couldn’t say NO to our friend. He arrived 20 minutes late, as always, but not alone. He arrived with a girl. A girl who he introduced to us as Aanchal. 

While, the reader would probably except me to describe in depth – that day, Aanchal, Aman, and their relationship. I don’t care about that part, you shouldn’t too. But, I’d tell you things which are most interesting. The best of which is that Aman is going to get married, that too, soon, with a GIRL, the SAME girl, Aanchal. Being a best friend to someone is not that easy, you got to listen to secrets, keep secrets, and not share your own secrets. Aman played it really well. I couldn’t have guessed it. He had told us his wishes about living a bachelor’s life in New York. Never having a family, being cool, and then one day, he introduced his girlfriend to us. Akash and I were shocked. So shocked that Akash almost died of laughing right away.

That wasn’t all, Aman – a Bill Gates wannabe, who dreamt of building a brand greater than Apple, who dreamt of having holidays in the sexiest places of the world now just wishes to have a family with one person. He wishes to just take care of his parents as they age. Damn he even wishes to raise kids with his “soulmate”. All of you who know Aman, I understand it’s surprising to you, but don’t be surprised to get an invitation to a friend’s marriage pretty soon. Yes, it’s true. The talks are done. They both have jobs, apparently matured enough. Their parents are ready. Yes, Aman did have the guts to tell his and then Aanchal’s dad about their relationship, and he’s still alive.

However, the story has a little sad side as well. Aman regrets all his flirting. So, being his best friend. I offer my deepest regrets and apologies to all you beautiful girls he’s met on Social Media. All of you he said, ‘baby, I love you,’ to. He’s not going to show up in your messages anymore. To that girl, he promised to travel to Paris with – I am sorry, ma’am, but my friend lies well – he’s got someone else, he’ll travel to Uttrakhand with every year for the rest of his life. Your heart must be broken I know. My deepest condolences. Aman has been the same since childhood. His first crush was on a primary teacher. Seriously.

However, don’t think I am just having fun at Aman’s cost. I really appreciate the changes I’ve seen. I hope my friend can beat his p*rn and alcohol addiction now. I hope he learns a bit of grammar. I deeply hope he would remember all of his friends after marriage. We care for him. I will keep his summer trip to Dehradun with Aanchal a secret. Don’t worry, my friend. I wish him great luck in life. If you’re Aman reading this: Stop staring at girls like you’ll eat them. And, never again utter “Gorgeous” when you pass a “beautiful” girl. You may get a good mob beating someday. Lastly, I’d never tell that friend about your crush on his girlfriend. Aanchal wouldn’t even know what jokes you tell on her, behind her backs. What was that girl’s name? Aneesha? Shreya? Anyways, Akash is proud of you.

And, hello reader, if you’ve come thus far, and you have read everything about my friend till now, there’s this thing you need to know, you’ve been fooled. Of course, I was lying, and my special apologies to all the Aanchals alive. I had to take a name. Wishing you fool a good day. Do comment if you’ve something to say. Make Aman great again, but he’s already a great man, who isn’t a p*rn or alcohol addict. Take care. Write to you again. 

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Awwwwwwww…

​That awkward moment when you’re reading a sports article, scrolling down, and suddenly appears “10 movies where they really did IT!” With sponsorships and ads, one always expects these kind of stuff, but I always find it funny. Not that I’m tough to make laugh. Something as simple as “Awwwwwwww” makes me smile. This “Awwwwwwww” thing is fantastic though. So, fantastic that I’ve a joke. It’s getting old too soon, but I’ll crack it here. Hold your breath, here’s the joke:

Q.)What did the mad dog say to the man on street?

A.) Bhawwww bhawwww! 

Ain’t it an “awwwwww” inspiring joke? Letting the joke go, and being serious, I’d like to confess something. Something that I was reminded of just moments ago. Something I didn’t even have in my mind, when I started writing this post. Yes, this blog is so random. 

The confession: I met her for the last time today, or at least the second last time. The words will go unsaid. All those advises about expressing yourself, never living a life with “What IF’s,” go in vain. I have never been good with saying what I feel, and it’s unfortunate but that’s the way I am. This was probably the closest I got to what people call love, what’s even sad is that it was probably the only time I thought I would tell someone what I feel. But, life goes on, as they say. People will come and go, although I fear she’d never be replaced. The funny part is that I part with her, as unknown to her, as I was, when we met the first time even after being “friends” for so long.

This is getting a bit tough to write, so I wouldn’t describe anything, or even talk about it anymore. I wanted to confess it on the blog. To sum up, now she’s gone, gone forever. Unaware of “everything”. As this fool moves on with life.

I feel terribly sad know, even if this confession is a work of fiction. Somebody give me a tissue paper please. Have a good day friends. Waiting for your “Awwwww’s”. Thanks for reading! After this, if this is the last time you read my blog, I don’t blame you. The world is full of lies and sadistic humour. Love you all. Really. 
Awwwwwwww… 

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​#AWARENESS-WEEK: Smile more!

The Article has originally published by me (Me? Twitter: @RahulSingh_I) for the awareness week on Google Plus. You can check out more about it by visiting the page “People For People“. I and some more young people over on Google+ started the idea to create awareness on topics such as depression or Cyber bullying. At times, providing you with Life Hacks or just something to make you smile. Do check out the page, if you’re on Google Plus.
While, this has only been a humble start, it’s been a great experience for some of us working as a team. Hopefully, we can do good things. You can too. Comment your views. But, read this first. And, SMILE
There’s nothing better than seeing someone smile – a person you care for, even better if you’re the reason behind it. All of us can’t be Charlie Chaplin. Having a great sense of humor is not everybody’s cup of tea, neither all of us can be the “hero” who brings a smile to everyone’s face. But, we can all try. Presenting to you 25 very simple ways to bring a smile to a person’s face.


1.) The easiest. Crack a bad joke. Extraordinarily bad. I’d give you an example:

Q.) What did the Shirt say to the trouser?


A.) Awwwwwwww


Okay, not this bad. Moving on…


2.) Gifts. An unexpected gift is a sure shot idea to make someone happy. Gift your best friend tissue papers. Bring pizza home, gift me a million dollars. Gifts always work.


3.) Give compliments to your loved ones. Something as simple as “you’re a dear friend/sibling,” anything complementary.


4.) Smile, say hello to strangers. A random smile at a stranger can make someone’s day. People need good vibes, be the one to provide ‘em.


5.) Say “Thank you” for the little things done right. We always complain when loved ones mess something up, but never thank them for the millions of times they do it right. Be grateful. Say, “Thank you!”


6.) You’ve tons of virtual friends, if you think someone needs a smile. Give them a reason. There are lots of great GIFs, cat pics, memes and everything on the Internet. Forward something with a personal touch.


7.) One for the kids. Gift them chocolates, play games with ‘em. Tell ‘em stories, however horrible the stories are. Give a kid some time, it would just not make him happy, but give you peace and happiness as well.


8.) To add to 7, discover the kid within you. Give yourself attention and enjoy your moments. You don’t know how many people will smile just because you’re smiling.


9.) Play pranks, a successfully played prank will make everyone happy, a failed one will get people mad with laughter. Something as simple as telling people, there’s a bomb in the house will work, although you may risk being kicked out.


10.) You should never look back, buy if you do, pick a tale from the past and see the magic. Start as: “You know dad, your favorite watch you lost in 2004. You yelled at me the day before. So, I flushed it to avenge. Ain’t it funny?” Okay, next…


11.) Do a random act of kindness. There’s no greater good in the world as doing something for someone, selflessly. Be kind, the world needs it. Let someone feel good.


12.) Ask your friends over for a game on Weekend. Whatever sport you play, everyone needs a break, see to it that your pals get one.


13.) Crack jokes on your wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, or best friends, these jokes always end up in laughter. [PS: See to it that the targeted person doesn’t see it. Stay safe.] 


14.) Forgive people for their mistakes. If someone regrets it, don’t make ‘em feel down. Forgive and smile at the lesson both of you’ve learned. 


15.) Tell your significant other that you love ‘em. 


16.) More to gifts. Give an anonymous gift to someone. Something, a loved one always wanted. Keep it anonymous. Let the person live in imagination.


17.) Laugh out loud at something funny when things go quiet in a family gathering, etc. Chances are people will catch up soon.


18.) Be nice to waiters/ waitresses. Give ‘em kind words or tips. Thank them. 


19.) Write something for the people you love. A little note or anything. Draw a picture for them. Send ‘em pictures from the past. Talk/chat to people around you. Show them their worth. Make the day better for them in every little way you can.


20.) Help elder people. Whether you know them or not. Help strangers with carrying bags or holding the door. “Be remembered for good.”


21.) Lend something to a friend/sibling, they know you only share with people you trust. 


22.) “Good mornings”, “Good nights” are underrated. Everyone appreciates having people care for ‘em. Sometimes, it’s cool letting them know you’re there. 


23.) Laugh at yourself, others will follow suite. I forgot to mention, I’ve some grey hair showing up. Save me God! Don’t laugh you fool.


24.) Play along with good stories. Some tales about you are worth being incorrect. If only, they make people laugh, and don’t harm anyone involved. Go another step ahead, and tell a good lie about yourself. By the way, I found 2 gold biscuits under my bed.


25.) Tell a good joke. Example:

Q.) What’s big, round and is pretty HOT? 


A.) Sun. Okay.


Bonus. 26.) Always remember to wear a smile! 😄
Credits for article and information: @RahulSingh and @LaraA.

I was waiting to use this image someday. While, I had a great image to go along with post. I will use this wonderful edit of mine. 

Do share your views, and make people happy. Great day!

Independence, Anniversary, Quotes, Black Cat , Blue Sea Awards – I Can WIN, not really!

Just if I weren’t this busy, I would exactly know when I started this blog, but most probably it was on 15th August, 2015. Hence, this home of my ramblings is an year old. Yay.

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Another great update is that there is an award due, and I have a chance to win. How did I get in? Well, this was a long process, and I’ve beaten 99,453 other WordPress blogs and made it to the final four. There are US $5,000 to be won. Sounds good, right? Too good to be true, and you know it.

Still, I assume there’s competition going on, and a fellow blogger on WordPress has been kind enough to nominate me for it. You can find the fellow blogger in “This side of the world.”

The thing with this world now, you don’t play without the rules. The rules here are:

1. Anybody nominated can nominate up to seven other bloggers. Anybody nominated answers three questions. The questions you ask while nominating can be any three questions.

2. If any of the questions asked are offending or simply do not want to be answered, the nominee does not have to answer them to earn the award.

Question – Answer Time. Here I go:

Question. What is the silliest funny memory from your childhood?

Answer. If you want me to share how I accidentally helped my friend to a few stitches on his head, all the spectacles of mine I broke or the beatings I took from my mom. All the tears I let flow in public, and some other embarrassments. I am not sharing anything. No way.

Question. If you have a day to enjoy everything at Mall for free, at which section you’re most likely to be?

Answer. Malls? I will probably ask my mom or my younger brother or anyone to take my place, and do what they wish to. I will quietly return home.

Question. You wake up and you find that the world has turned into your favorite movie/novel fantasy. What would it be and why?

Answer. I have never been able to choose a favourite novel. I like a movie called 3 idiots, in which the protagonist uses a vacuum cleaner, and “All is Well!” for a successful child delivery. Won’t it be too bizarre in the real world?

[Disclaimer: It was necessary to upload the image of the award on this post. Since, I didn’t. I think, I’ve been disqualified. Huh.]

Now that I don’t have a chance to win an award. I won’t nominate anyone as well. Why let friends win prizes, you can’t? Sadistic me.

Before I went to hibernation, I had to complete a 3 day quote challenge. The occasion is of Independence, GLI is an year old, and am writing. So, why not write 3 quotes relative to the scenario?

For descriptions, read this.

Quote 1:

When I discover who I am, I’ll be free. ~ Ralph Ellison

Quote 2:

Merciless criticism and independent thinking are the two necessary traits of revolutionary thinking. ~ Bhagat Singh

Quote 3:

To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. ~ Nelson Mandela

I wrote a piece called “A Dream Of Independence“. If you want, please read and reply to it. If not, reply to this. No? Then, pay me through PayPal. Every million is appreciated. Thank you so much.

“Death is a beautiful woman!”

I see you in the mornings. I see you during nights. I see you in pitch dark. I see you in light. Unlike, everything else, I know I’ll get you. O beautiful woman, I know I’ll get to hug you. For you aren’t a mirage, you ain’t false. You’re purer than my mom’s care for me. You’re beautiful, you’re serene. However long is the wait. I rest assured, you’ll bring me peace. My heart says you’ll cure my pains. You’re my eternal heal. My wounds, my soul awaits you. Eagerly life awaits to kiss you. Myself awaits to feel your tender love. My soul awaits…

People mistake you an enemy, but wise know thy as a friend. Us fools see you as an ending, but only the lucky ones understand, you aren’t an ending, but another beginning. Help me turn the cycle of my life, my soul awaits…

I wonder if another life awaits me after another. I wonder why I exist. My heart doesn’t tell me why it beats. Neither does I know for the reason I breathe. A wise man let me know you’re beautiful. I will go by his words, and see you as a beautiful woman sitting in front of me. When my quest for respect is over. When I’m satisfied with lessons in life. I will be happy to be in your arms, O death!

However, it’s not my terms you act on. But, here’s a request. If thy want to embrace me today, give me another day to play. For my desires are incomplete, dear death. Let mine beat some more, please death. Let me live once more, before I die, dear death.

I was thinking of you death, and I realized how wrong I’d been living. If you give me another chance, I will be better. Until then, “Thank you” death. My soul awaits…

I don’t know what kind of post this is, but I thought I should share. Rahul Singh thanks you for reading. The title idea came after reading an answer by the author of The Alchemist. You all know him, right?

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101 Reasons you should follow me on Twitter

LOOK filling up a blog post with 101 reasons is a great task, and so is reading it. I wouldn’t want to waste your time. You should follow me on any social media, but for now 101 reasons to follow me (@RahulSingh_I) on Twitter. The reasons are:

1. The most obvious “I Follow back.”

2. I Tweet. Not a good enough reason? Well, people love to un-follow inactive accounts. So, It’s not too bad reasoning. If that’s not enough…

3. I retweet. If you look at my account you’ll find out that I RT good tweets, and actually anything that interests me.

4. If RT-ing is a reason. “Heart-ing” or “liking” should be too. Especially, if I like you. I favourite almost everything.

5. I don’t send automated DMs. If you’re on Twitter, and don’t thank me for not acting a robot. You aren’t active enough.

6. I won’t share Instagram images on Twitter. Heck, I don’t have an Instagram account.

7. I don’t share a blog post more than once. If you don’t want to read my writings, you just need to ignore once. Like a second, and the post won’t haunt you ever again. I won’t mind that as well. Plus, there’s a fair chance that following me for years, you might never see a blog post of mine. Twitter’s too quick, too much happening, always.

8. I don’t tweet about politics. Is that a plus? Okay. 

[Update: Occasionally, I may do a tweet on politics, but still politics ain’t my topic.]

9. I don’t follow any politician besides whoever is the President or PM of India. Out of respect.

10. I don’t tweet about Kim Kardashian.

11. I ignore really horrible tweets such as this:

Link? Error 404: I just told you I ignore them.

12. Neither do I RT something like this..

13. Nor anything like this.. I would not want to risk tweeting or RT-ing something that asks me to try to beat up a man build like a Tank. You shouldn’t too. Follow me for this million dollar advice for free.

14. Nor this…

I tweeted this myself. Why God why?

15. Nor this.. (I didn’t RT this, but quoted it. Ain’t this tweet cool?)

16. I will tweet with the coolest GIFs soon..

17. I don’t follow “News Anchors”.

18. I have blocked a famous politician on Twitter. No names, but that’s a moral achievement. I get to mute a politician. WOW. I should be followed for doing this.

19. I find the best inspirational quotes. Though that’s not too hard.

20. I RT tweets with the coolest facts and tips.

21. I have over 1600 cool people following me. So you can too. Okay, I’m not bragging too much, that’s just because I Follow back.

22. I won’t unfollow you unless you’re tweeting objectionable content.

23. I don’t block people, unless you’re here to insult a “nation” or “race”.

24. Again, I tweet a lot, but I won’t irritate you. Really, promise. Kind of.

25. Just follow me so you can wish me a happy birthday on 22nd May every year (Honestly, I have a birthday that falls on May 22 every year. Isn’t that amazing?).

26. I reply to every non automated message.

27. If you’re a blogger or do anything content related, I will see, read and RT your stuff.

28. I don’t make unnecessary jokes. I can come up with a reason for everything I vomit. The reason is because I overate. See.. vomit, overeating. Okay, sorry. Next..

29. My Twitter is the door to a great brain. It’s the reflection of everything that goes in my head. It must be a privilege to read my thoughts in 140 characters or less. Should it be?

30. I contribute to trends. I can come up with something for any hash-tag. Ain’t I cool?

31. Example for Point 30.

32. And another..

Nobody RT’d this tweet

33. Me at my best. I have rocking advices.

34. The way I translate…

35. I’m the height of being optimistic and defy the rules. Okay.

36. If you’ve ever wanted people to ask questions. I’m your guy.

37. I don’t do sponsored tweets..

38. Never will I tweet something like this.. again

38. As weird as I can be, I’m no more a teen. So, I won’t be making “The world s*cks” tweets. I pledge:

39. I know who Muhammad Ali was IS.

Not giving a link to the profile here, but a girl tweeted that Ali was a great footballer, better than Ronaldo and Messi. She got more than 8K RTs for this. Later she claimed to confuse Ali with Pele. All this when the world was paying tributes to the legend.

40. I never bother myself with being part of “#IStandWith__” movements. People should understand that everyone is equal before the law. No matter how well they sing, how cute they look, or how much people love ’em.

41. I may crack a joke on you, but only to cheer you up, or if I know you well.

42. I never tweet anything to spread hate. Most tweets are like:

43. I don’t even talk about “love”. Things have got too cheesy these days.

44. I ignore all extremists. Everyone normal active Twitter user should be paid for that.

45. I don’t unnecessarily RT celebrities. That’s not bad though, it’s really cool to RT anything one wants, but seeing celebrities being RT-ied for stupid stuff makes me jealous. Anyone like me? Follow me.

46. If you like Cricket. I don’t make too many Cricket tweets these days, but I know my game. See, my Cricket tweets with typos gets RTs too. I’m just too cool.

47. Not following Tennis can’t stop me from Tweeting about it. Murray fans here?

I won’t embed a tweet here. Just asking you Tennis fans: How many Grand-Slams does Murray has in him? Will Federer win another?

48. Same with Soccer. Ronaldo or Messi?

49. Every 4 years you’ll see me Tweeting about Olympics.

50. I wish Happy Birthdays. (Mine is on 22nd May)

51. I always have something for a #Flashback

52. I promote people.. including myself.

After this list article, I don’t think I need  anything to prove it.

53. I provide #MondayMotivation

54. #WesnesdayWisdom

55. #ThursdayThoughts or sometimes Tuesday ones too.

56. #FridayFeelings

57. Sometimes, everything at once.

58. I promote people everywhere. I will promote this person for interacting with all my stuff because I use the like option for all her tweets too. Anyways..

59. This dude too for the same reasons.

A shout out on the blog for the RT and edits man.

60. This person as he replies to my tweets.

61. I will promote your stuff. Look I gave you enough evidence as well now.

62. I troll my best friend there.

63. I have an “Incredible People” section on this blog, and if you have something astonishing about you. Let my millions of readers know you. But, follow me and DM me first.

[SIDE NOTES: Million of readers aren’t there, but I’m positive.]

64. I will help you find YouTubers. Not the Internet celebrities, but the hidden gems. Here’s one:

65. And poetesses..

66. And bloggers too..

67. And I know Fitness Gurus.

Don’t disturb him while he’s working out, here’s a silent link.

68. And writers obviously

69. My friend’s list includes aliens sharing insane stuff as well..

70. I too have a book coming..

71. Even if you don’t like reading, follow me because I won’t force you to read me.

72. If you still hate me, just follow and mute me. I like my numbers on Twitter.

73. I got more than 100 RTs once. That shows I’m rad. Just follow me for this alone.

74. I don’t cry for being single, not on Twitter for sure.

75. I don’t even talk about relationships and why everyone should break up.

76. My amazing He – She tweets.

77. People with blue ticks follow me. Okay.

78. I myself have a blue tick coming up, and you would love a celebrity following you. Do you?

79. This one’s a great reason: I need you. I treasure you. I’m desperate, and I don’t measure you.

80. I don’t really know what #78 means, but I’m cool, and I can rhyme things up. Follow me for that.

81. I have got health tips.

Stay happy. Laugh more, and stop seeking health tips from me. You’ll be fine.

82. I am a master at ruining stuff.

83. Unlike many, whether you like 1D or any other band. I still like and respect you. Though I still like to have fun.

84. I take puns on me in a light hearted manner.

85. I will give you birthday reminders (on 22nd May specifically).

86. I like all responsible Twitter users tweet on #WorldWaterDay #WorldEnviornmentDay and everything (Not necessarily I do anything about it in real life).

87.  I don’t pretend doing cool things I don’t do.

88. I have got Math tips.

89. I have also got Twitter tips. You just need to ask.

I need Twitter tips as well though.

90. If you’re a girl. Keep calm, the chances of “I” flirting is really minimal.

91. If you’re a boy, the chances of myself flirting are even lesser.

92. Follow me because there’s no one else like me.

93. I have got tons of gratitude and respect, and people with thousands of followers like the way I think.

94. Sometimes I give shout-outs as well..

95. Follow me because you’re on Twitter, and you don’t have to pay for following people. Okay.

96. I have infinite wisdom you can miss out on, like all the people on Quora.

97. Like infinite wisdom..

What? Was this tweet not supposed to be linked here?

98. RTs are not endorsements. I don’t know why people say this. An RT is a… RT. I like this line though. RTs are not endorsements.

99. I’m not always serious, but I can be. I have opinions, and I share ’em publicly. If you appreciate this follow me.

100. Pro-wrestling fans out there. Follow me. I would love to talk about it.

LESNAR won..

101. Aren’t 100 enough? If not, reread point 1.

Thank you, and sorry. 

This post was presented to you by Rahul Singh (@RahulSingh_I).

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Again, 22nd May… every year.

Read, and share.. Not just on Twitter. Thank you.

The 9/11, 26/11 and many more!

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Osama-Bin-Laden was an extraordinary brain, with an IQ of 140 or more. It was a genius who devised that plan to kill many, to destroy the US economy but there is so much an intelligent person lacking wisdom can think.

Hello! This is Rahul Singh with an article for Good Little Indian on a very sensitive matter. I was 7 at the time of 9/11. The date etched in billions of minds. The date that shook just not the United States but the whole world.

I, however, was unaware of all the inhumane destruction, possibly playing Cricket somewhere with my friends. I was unaware of all the sorrow. All the grief and trouble it caused, all the lives that were lost. There is something else I remember from then. One of my elder cousin-brothers, while talking to one of his friends said something like, “He amazingly survived,” followed by  “These guys know to fight back.” I don’t know if here I have used the exact same words. I didn’t even know then, what the conversation was about. I was lost in my beautiful world.

Fast forward to 2008, the English cricket team leave a series midway to return to England. The reason being 10 men had attacked Mumbai. Many a Indian civil died, many foreigners who were in India for its beauty fell victim to some strange wrath. Many soldiers lost their lives and by the time 9 of the 10 bizarre-minded people were killed, and one arrested, many innocent lives had fell victim to inhumanity.

A leap of another 4 years, I am walking on a road with the other founder of Good Little Indian, Aman Singh. 9/11 was the centre of discussion. 3 years after that I can still remember us talking of the cursed event and its main culprit. Osama-Bin-Laden was an extraordinary brain, with an IQ of 140 or more. It was a genius who devised that plan to kill many, to destroy the US economy but there is so much an intelligent person lacking wisdom can think. He did succeed in killing many people but he failed to realise that few things just can’t be killed. One of them is HOPE. The militants were successful in destroying the Twin-towers but they never understood it was not the towers that made America, it was America that made the towers. They failed to realise that patriots can be killed PATRIOTISM can’t.

I clearly remember the news of England flying back home. I being an Indian, then 14 years old was disheartened. Not because a Cricket-series had to end abruptly but because our guests had to leave for safety-reasons. Just few-weeks passed, when the English team returned, it was not just to complete a Cricket-tour but to send a message to everyone that Terrorism might cause obstacles, but there was one thing which was above all. When I thought foreign-people would remember the fear, the destruction, I heard a gentleman give an interview to thank the Indian soldiers to help them survive. Just when you looked at your nation worrying to find it in pieces, you realised the nation was more united than ever.

Writing this post, at age 21, if you could have asked me to describe US, 9/11 would never have been a part of it. Putting life to my words, if you had asked me to describe India, the 2008 Terrorist-attacks could have never been a part of it. If you ask me now to describe this world, I would only put forward the word HUMANITY.

Now, I know what my brother was referring to, and he was so true in his interpretation. It is so funny Terrorism seeks to destroy but unknowingly it always concludes to unite. The memories of the victims become eternal, so do the bravery of the Soldiers. The world stands for them. The world prays for them. While, the guys who call themselves the chief destroyers die many deaths, until another soldier frees them of their existence. Until then, while the world moves together united with hope. The beasts hide in their cave, miserably, ALONE.

Thank-you for reading.