Friday, February 24, 2006

This blog has been, over the years, mostly a platform for me to post fiction, ramblings, PJs, and other suchlike stuff which isn't closely connected to the outside world. But sometimes an event occurs that so closely echoes my personal belief that it deserves, nay, requires to be posted here.

Manjunath Shanmugam's murder was not exactly one of those - we have seen it happen several times. But the response from 'Young India', folks like us, to this event was amazing. Though the case had been buried by the mainstream media, it was folks like Gaurav Sabnis that dragged it back to life. Newspapers went on to give momentum to the issue and brought the case into the spotlight.

The next logical step has been taken. A formal Trust has been created by his classmates, to make sure the case comes to the correct conclusion. Gaurav posts the mail from the trust on his blog. Please, do what you can to help.

Unless you want to spend your life talking about how India's a terrible place to live in and how society's going bad.

4 comments:

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Amrita said...

manjunath's murder really set waves across. well, i wonder whether i shoudl be commenting on this or not, coz it would appear as u said the usual ramblings about india is a bad palce to live in. but i hope that thisawakening does not die off soon.

Alakaline said...

hey, different kind of blog.. from mine i mean!
but u mean your brain is inside out

or it is outside the head? kind of confused..
:)

dizzyfatplonka said...

I once dipped my toe into the hindu religion, its got real amazing spiritual philosophy. Think its truely great the you fellows have struggled all these years against Islam.