The joy of weekend among many professionals working
24*5 in MNC has led to the genesis of TGIF concept. One would normally find people
leaving office early on Friday evening on one pretext or the other and fixing up party venue with their near and dear. One sees a heavy rush at liquor shops and even in bars and if you are unfortunate you may have to shell out extra bucks to get the choice of brand you prefer- stock finishes up much faster on weekend. For the married folks, Friday night is the only time when they can gulp few beers, relax and live life in their own way lest they have the task to take their wife and children out for
shopping and purchasing of daily राशन -पानी over the weekend. And then comes the special appearance- The Big Sunday
(रविवार) is a day to rest at home and prepare your mind for the monstrous
Monday. The mere thought of Monday suffocates a working person to trauma. For
most people Monday is like getting ready for a battle. I have been living in
Delhi for the l…
It all started four years ago. I was working as a software
engineer in Bangalore. One fine Friday evening at Electronic City Phase-2, my
roommate and I were ready to enter the trance state of Old Monk with homemade
cooked desi chicken, my phone started ringing.
Shit!!! Dad calling.
rushed out in the open to feel a gasp of fresh air and answered the call in 5
I am fine papa. How are you?
”Dinner हो गया बेटा ?”
I replied, ”हंजी, बस पाँच मिनिट में करेंगे ”. I lied but they
never know this 5 minute will be 500 minutes very soon once the party is on.
After dad, the control was passed to the high command: my mother. After the usual हाल-चाल टॉक, the moment came
when my mother threw a bomb,” We have received a perfect match for you and now you need
to plan your travel to Jammu and see the girl”. I said,”आपने देखी है तो ठीक ही होगी”. I pretended to be a सज्जन बेटा. But I had a parallel thought running in my mind,”यार एक बार लड़की की फोटो माँग ले. First level of check हो जाए…