Apropos of the report Deschooling Delhi: Fate sealed (September 2), it may be suggested that the monitoring committee appointed by the Supreme Court to oversee the demolition/sealing activity in Delhi may take a lenient view. It should direct that action, if at all to be taken about these schools, be deferred till the current academic session is over so that there is no disruption in classes.
It is unfortunate that in our colleges, crime and politics have taken front seat instead of education. The culprits involved in a professor’s death in Ujjain must be brought to book without delay. It is also time education and politics were separated.
Death of a nature-lover
The demise of environmentalist Steve Irwin is a loss not only for animals but also for humanity and the noble cause of conservation. He was a fearless man, with a soft corner for everything that lived on this planet. Irwin achieved his purpose in life and made a name for himself in a short time. Even after death, he will continue to inspire hundreds of nature-lovers.
Shivaji K Moitra
Makes good reading
Kumkum Chadha’s sketch on Jairam Ramesh (September 1) gives insight on what makes a politician click. It is fun to read non-serious articles about those perceived to be so serious.
Kumkum Chadha’s column is interesting and one looks forward to reading these rather spicy pieces. The article on Jairam Ramesh revealed a newer facets about his personality.
Sing for unity
The reference to Mother in the song Vande Mataram has no religious connotations. It is a reference to the country as benefactor.
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