All posts by swamiyesudas

Am a Christian Sannyasi, Passionately interested in creating a Better World.

Limping Children, Bleeding Hearts

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A Great Nation, announcing packages worth 20 Lakh Crores, supposedly worth 10% of the GDP, (While NONE of earlier ones have been honoured), cannot and will not Care about, Reaching its Labour Force Home.

Shared by my Friend, Mr. Indur Chhugani, on Twitter:

Indur Chhugani @IndurChhugani
My heart bleeds looking at these videos of our country.
This one in particular.
Remember for every one video that makes it to Twitter, there will be hundreds more such cases, that do not reach the media.
😢😢🇮🇳😢😢
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3 Would be Accidents

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Due to Corona, people have been without jobs, and, as such, without much cash. We shall not discuss here that people have not bothered to Save. I estimate that about 40% of Tamilians have the philosophy of: Earn it, Spend it. It burns holes in their pockets to Save.

The ‘gorement’ of India had very kindly ‘ordered’ that employers should pay their employees their salaries in advance, as advance. Too many employers claim that they have done so.

Now, to get businesses going, the owners have to get workers to come, announcing in advance that the workers will not receive salaries for an unspecified amount of time. We can understand this as the products they have generated have not been sold off.

They expect the ‘gorement’ to bail out cash to get them going. Which same,  on the one hand having given out some help ‘packages,’ – and eaten up fat commissions for same, no doubt,

– says, (without saying it aloud), that it too is short of money. Above: People waiting for a gorement prepared meal, which it calls: Over-prepared.

That the central gorement of India has collected unspecified Millions in an account called the ‘pm cares fund,’ has already helped out its cronies, who had showed it the thumb and had even given up Indian citizenship in the process, to the tune of 68,000 Crores. Rupees, of course, and one crore is ten million.

The miserable workers, who are cheated left and right with regard to their salaries, and have to pay their rents in advance, as I suppose is common the world over, decided to go back home, thus the infamous Migrants of India. …Very kindly, all of 0 rupees of the ‘pm cares fund’ have been spent in getting these Migrants home by the gorement.

Above, a young woman with a babe in arms decides to walk more than 1200 kms.

https://www.google.com/search?q=woman+walks+surat+to+allahabad&oq=woman+walks+surat+to+all&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j33.29103j1j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

A close up.

 

The central gorement has not seen fit to give the state their share of the taxes. To allay their baying, it has allowed the states to reopen the liquor shops, which bring in no mean money.

And herein starts the tale of Accidents.

I have been taking Walks in the evening. Since the liquor shops opened, Three, not one, not two, but Three bikers nearly dashed onto me.

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Long walk to freedom (Hong Kong, 2019)

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Yes, as my Friend reminds us, the Walk to Freedom is Always Long, and Always the Colour of Blood.

It is for those who Dare.

For their Children.

And so called Democracies like India and the US need it, This Walk, Very much.

Salutations to All Martyrs on this Road.

via Long walk to freedom (Hong Kong, 2019)

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A little Poetry!

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इश्क पे 

तुम कवितायें बनाओगे तो 

कुछ सालों के लिए तुम्हें 

तालियां मिलेंगी,

मोहब्बत नहीं।

Roughly translated, this means:

If You create poetry on love,

You might get a few claps for a few years;

Not love.

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Food Scarcity and… During Corona times

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This article, refers to:

https://wiangga0409.wordpress.com/2020/04/29/the-peril-of-food-scarcity/ …of Wiangga.

In India, Corona has highlighted the plight of the ‘Migrants,’ who constitute part of the Whopping (about) 93% of the population of India, being the ‘Daily Wage Earners.’

Despite Lip service on the part of the centre, not being paid, or taken care of, by way of place to stay and food, etc, the Migrants have preferred to Walk, for the Most part, distances as great as 1,100 Kms, about 675 Miles, with almost No provisions, carrying Infants in Arms.

Above: Resting.

The Toll, visible on faces.

Not allowed to go further, camping under a Bridge.

Migrant who died of Starvation, on the road;

Migrant Dead of starvation, upon being brought to hospital too late.

Tragically, a 12 yo Girl, having walked about a 100 Kms, died of Exhaustion and Hunger 50 Km from her destination. https://www.shethepeople.tv/news/12-year-old-migrant-girl-dies-walking-reach-chhattisgarh

Collecting Spilled grains.

As opposed to all this, instead of helping such poor people, #modi and his gorement have chosen to write off Wilful Defaulter’s loans, to the tune of 68, 607 Crores (roughly 883 x 1,32,788 = 11,52,71,804 Dollars).

And then I read in Wiangga’s post:

The Jakarta Post reported on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, that more farmers from villages help cities ensure food supply during the pandemic. The farmer association in Kulon Progo sent pickup trucks full of vegetables and rice to Yogjakarta to help the poor and those who had lost their income during the pandemic.’

Why didn’t Indian Farmers do that?

Bec too many of them are Busy Committing Suicide.

All hail to chief #modi, and his able assistant, #amitshaw.

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