Calling a Malayalee a 'Mallu' is analogous to calling a Gujarati a 'Gujju' or a Bengali a 'Bong' or a Tamilian a Madrasi. There is nothing derogatory about it per se. I, surely, do not mind being called one, but having said that Malayalee’s DO NOT like being called a Mallu. One of the reasons … Continue reading A Tweak For Mallu Giri
This morning, I decided to order breakfast from my usual take-away restaurant… Had a late night… and I thought, what the hell…why not? He politely asked me the route and I told him...”Just send it with Prashanth”…. He knows the place! The usual reply came from the other end…Sir, he has let for the Gulf … Continue reading Kerala and the Gulf Connection
Having being born in Kerala (in other words, a Mallu by birth)...it isn't surprising to note the level of political participation that exist in Kerala So, people assume that a mallu is either a commie (communist), congress supporter, or anti-hindu or anti-BJP... In fact, Keralites are nothing like that... I would also like to put … Continue reading Welcome to Kerala
Please note that Kandaka Shani is one of the most problematic periods in every one’s life. It is believed that one could face displeasure from close relatives and friends, unwanted wandering, unexpected financial loss during this period. You could also face dishonor from others without proper reason. In short, disappointment in everything, and every easy … Continue reading Dear Amittu Shahji
It is sad…this fire-cracker ban…. I couldn’t remember a Diwali that I celebrated in School without fire-crackers. Much to the dismay of my family members, I am a self confessed fire-cracker freako! Besides, most of the Sivakasi Fireworks future owners (Sivakasi is the center of Fireworks, at least in South India) were our classmates, seniors … Continue reading Chettan And The Firecrackers
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