10 K Run and Bagicha Singh


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The man (here actually restraining from calling him the old man here) is Bagicha singh from assam. This 77 year elderly is a crusader with a cause, he is campaigning against Tobacco, and all those harmful things including smoking, Gutka, Pan parag etc. Thats not such a great thing, but what iam about tp say now is …. He has been on foot crisscrossing India 18 times and this is his 19th journey. Doesnt Complain, doesnt ask for any help. He just walks .. wait  R u remided of Tom Hanks in what was that movie… Forest gump.. can say that except that he is no celebrity for the press.

Was on in the 10 K run and there was this small group that was onlookers at a man as if he was a strange object in the museum.. joined them and after a while got involved with his cause and thought of Clicking him and posting on my blog. So isn’t it a consolation that we at least run once a year making it a cause unlike this man who by the way has a back pack of 92 kgs. He challenges if any in the group can lift it while he lifted it with ease. So Are we to walk for health or are we to shed off the smoking and all that he is campaigning against?! Confused….

Chenchu’s Lingamayya Folklore


Its always amazing to listen to and learn of the belief systems and traditional thought processes, Here is the video of one such amazing story, Ofcourse in Telugu. The Chenchus are an amazing tribe with Primitive tag they have a Chinese Mobile and they do not cultivate but drink to death at least in the areas that I have visited in and around srisailam and atmakoor. The Problems that they face and the battles that they fight for survival are no less than an AVATAR film, Still Life continues.  http://youtu.be/jyMHNvqB65c